Volcanism and plate tectonics in the British Ordovician

Godfrey Fitton, D. J. Hughes

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Examination of petrochemical data on Ordovician igneous rocks from the English Lake District and Wales suggests that they were formed in an island arc/continental margin environment. The tectonic and palaegeographic implications are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-228
Number of pages6
JournalEarth and Planetary Science Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 1970


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