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Rapid mantle-driven uplift along the Angolan margin in the late Quaternary

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Mantle flow can cause the Earth’s surface to uplift and subside, but the rates and durations of these motions are, in general, poorly resolved due to the difficulties in making measurements of relatively small vertical movements (hundreds of metres) over sufficiently large distances (about 1,000 km). Here we examine the effect of mantle upwelling through a study of Quaternary uplift along the coast of Angola. Using both optically stimulated luminescence on sediment grains, and radiocarbon dat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1038/ngeo2835

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Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Geoscience Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
12
Pages:
909–914
Publication date:
2016
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
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EISSN:
1752-0908
ISSN:
1752-0894
Pubs id:
pubs:648587
URN:
uri:79541ab4-05f8-4b8a-a97d-6a11bb6048bc
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uuid:79541ab4-05f8-4b8a-a97d-6a11bb6048bc
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pubs:648587

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