Asymmetric sea-floor formation at oceanic spreading centre/transform fault intersections is predicted by the steady-state (average) geometry of finite-width transform fault zones. In the central North Atlantic, geological and geophysical data near both small-offset (FAMOUS Fracture Zone B) and large-offset (Kane Fracture Zone) transforms support this geometry. We report here observations made on both regional and local scales which suggest predictable systematic development of asymmetric features in these areas.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1980|
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