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Ultra-distal tephra deposits from super-eruptions: Examples from Toba, Indonesia and Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand

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Voluminous rhyolitic eruptions from Toba, Indonesia, and Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ), New Zealand have dispersed volcanic ash over vast areas in the late Quaternary. The ~74 ka Youngest Toba Tuff (YTT) eruption deposited ash over the Bay of Bengal and the Indian subcontinent to the west. The ~340 ka Whakamaru eruption (TVZ) deposited the widespread Rangitawa Tephra, dominantly to the southeast (in addition to occurrences northwest of vent), extending across the landmass of New Zealand, and the ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Journal:
Quaternary International
Volume:
258
Pages:
54-79
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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ISSN:
1040-6182
Source identifiers:
322822
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:322822
UUID:
uuid:85f52954-cb0f-41ab-9023-8c8d1af4a392
Local pid:
pubs:322822
Deposit date:
2012-12-20

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