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A review of the regional geophysics of the Arizona Transition Zone

Journal of Geophysical Research

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Abstract

A review of existing geophysical information and new data presented in this special section indicate that major changes in crustal properties between the Basin and Range and Colorado Plateau occur in, or directly adjacent to, the region defined as the Arizona Transition Zone. Although this region was designated on a physiographic basis, studies indicate that it is also the geophysical transition between adjoining provinces. A relatively shallow asthenosphere beneath the Basin and Range and Transition Zone contrasted with a thick lithosphere beneath the Colorado Plateau would be one explanation that would satisfy these geophysical observations. -from Authors

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Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
A review of the regional geophysics of the Arizona Transition Zone
Series title:
Journal of Geophysical Research
Volume
96
Issue:
B7
Year Published:
1991
Language:
English
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Journal of Geophysical Research