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Hispaniola, tectonic focal point of the northern Caribbean

Frederick Nagle

Hispaniola, tectonic focal point of the northern Caribbean

three geologic studies in the Dominican Republic

by Frederick Nagle

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Published by Miami Geological Society in Miami .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Dominican Republic.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementFrederick Nagle, H. Currie Palmer, Gustavo A. Antonini ; edited by Barbara Lidz and Frederick Nagle.
    ContributionsPalmer, H. Currie., Antonini, Gustavo A., Miami Geological Society.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22046094M

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Hispaniola, tectonic focal point of the northern Caribbean by Frederick Nagle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Hispaniola, tectonic focal point of the northern Caribbean: three geologic studies in the Dominican Republic. [Frederick Nagle; H Currie. In book: Geologic and tectonic development of the North America-Caribbean plate boundary in Hispaniola, GSA Special Paper (pp) Publisher: Geological Society of.

The northern Hispaniola plate boundary is a complex zone where relative east-northeastward motion between the Caribbean and North American plates is accommodated (Fig. 1A; DeMets et al., ).The geological setting and geodynamic evolution of the western part of this region is strongly controlled by two strike-slip fault systems (Fig.

1B; Burke et al., ).Cited by: 1. Cenozoic El Mamey Group of northern Hispaniola: A sedimentary record of subduction, collisional and strike-slip events within the North America-Caribbean plate boundary zone Chapter (PDF Available.

Tectonic map of the northern Caribbean plate boundary in the Hispaniola region. NHF—North Haitian fault; SOFZ—Septentrional-Oriente fault zone; EPGFZ—Enriquillo-Plantain-Garden fault zone. Faults are from previous studies (Calais and Mercier de Lépinay, ; Mann et al., ; Leroy et al.,; Granja-Bruña et al., ).Cited by: 1.

Caribbean Tsunami and Earthquake Hazards Studies- Seafloor Map To help understand the origin of the unusual bathymetry, gravity, and vertical tectonics of the plate boundary and to provide constraints for hazard assessment, the morphology of the entire km-long trench from the Dominican Republic in the west to Anguilla in the east was mapped.

The northern boundary of the Panama block with the Caribbean plate is a convergence margin known as “Northern Panama deformed block” (Silver et al., ), which extends from the coast of the Caribbean from Colombia to Limon in Costa Rica. It was at the end of this plate boundary that the Estrella Valley earthquake occurred in April overview of the tectonic history of northern central america The geology of northern Central America exhibits complexities related to the mobility of the Caribbean plate and other small plates or microplates in the complexly deformed region between the much larger North and South American plates and along the convergent margin with eastern.

The island of Hispaniola where Haiti is located, lies along the eastern Northern Caribbean margin, within the transition zone between different tectonic regimes, with subduction dominant to the east and a transform zone dominant to the west (Mann et al., ).

Cunningham, K.J. (convener),Miami Geological Society and Dade Chapter FloridaNative Plant Society Tree Island Field Trip, February 1 & 2: Field Trip Guide Book, p. Cunningham, K.J. and Rupert, F.R.,The occurrence of the large benthic foraminifer Miogypsina sp.

in the Arcadia Formation from three wells in the Florida Keys, 2 p. North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western can also be described as a northern subcontinent of the Americas, or America, in models that use fewer than seven continents.

It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by Area: 24, km² (9, sq mi) (3rd).

Caribbean plate boundary zone, from the Island of Hispaniola to the Island of Barbuda, relative motion between the North America plate and the Caribbean plate becomes increasingly complex and is partially accommodated by nearly arc- parallel subduction of the North America plate beneath the Caribbean plate (Feuillet et al, ).

the geologic and paleoceanographic evolution of the serranilla basin: northern nicaragua rise, caribbean sea by davids. DUNCAN A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Department of Marine Science University of South Florida August Major Professor: Albert C.

Hine, Ph.D. @article{osti_, title = {Tectonics earthquake distribution pattern analysis based focal mechanisms (Case study Sulawesi Island, –)}, author = {Ismullah M, Muh.

Fawzy, E-mail: [email protected] and Lantu, and Aswad, Sabrianto and Massinai, Muh. Altin}, abstractNote = {Indonesia is the meeting zone between three world main plates: Eurasian Plate, Pacific Plate, and. The Puerto Rico Trench is located on the boundary between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic oceanic trench, the deepest in the Atlantic, is associated with a complex transition between the Lesser Antilles subduction zone to the south and the major transform fault zone or plate boundary, which extends west between Cuba and Hispaniola through the Cayman Trough to the coast of Central.

Nov 1, - Explore felo's board "Aguadilla, Puerto Rico" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Puerto rico, Puerto ricans and Puerto rican culture pins. Tectonic map of the Northern Caribbean There is nothing particularly unusual about this earthquake given the tectonic context. Unfortunately, however, Haiti is a very poor country – one of the poorest and least developed in the world – so unfortunately, its government was not in a position to really do much to prepare for the inevitable.

Haiti occupies the western third of the island of Hispaniola, along the northern boundary of the Caribbean plate. The island occurs on a separate microplate bounded on the north by the Great Puerto Rican/North Hispaniola subduction zone and transtensional strike-slip faults.

Haiti earthquake, large-scale earthquake that occurred on Januin Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Most severely affected was Haiti, occupying the western third of the island.

An exact death toll proved elusive in the ensuing chaos. The Haitian government’s official count was. A node or focal point linked by infrastructure or an economic association with the surrounding area (i.e.

Metroplex, Central Business District) broken into tectonic plates. Plate tectonic theory. The larger islands of the Caribbean--Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. Guiana Highlands. North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean : 24, km² (9, sq mi) (3rd). The northern boundary of the fault is where the Caribbean tectonic plate shifts eastwards by about 20 mm ( inches) per year in relation to the North American plate.

The strike-slip fault system in the region has two branches in Haiti, the Septentrional-Oriente fault in the north and the Enriquillo-Plantain Garden fault in the south.

Physical and geological description of the Caribbean. The Caribbean Sea is a semienclosed basin of the western Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the coasts of Central and South America on two sides and by the Antilles island chain on the other two ().It has an area of about 2, km 2, a volume of nearly ×10 6 km 3, and o km of coastline, and is home to 26 countries as well as 19 Cited by: You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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The Taino of the northern Caribbean islands, for instance, used vegetable dyes to affix images of their guardians onto their skin.

These images also indicated an individual’s lineage, or his or her social position. Each tattoo was both a personal history book and a mark of belonging.

by Samuel M. Wilson. P1: FCW pre. CUFX/Wilson. 0 2. J International Library of Archaeology. An on-the-ground history of American empireSay the word "Guantánamo" and orange jumpsuits, chain-link fences, torture, and indefinite detention come to mind. To critics the world over, Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, is a striking symbol of American hypocrisy.

But the prison 5/5(1). Cambridge Core - Solid Earth Geophysics - Active Faults of the World - by Robert YeatsCited by:   Along the northern margin of the Caribbean plate, the North America plate moves westwards with respect to the Caribbean plate at a velocity of approximately 20 mm/yr.

Motion is accommodated along several major transform faults that extend eastward from Isla de Roatan to Haiti, including the Swan Island Fault and the Oriente Fault. central heating (process and system) heating: Historical development: modern times is known as central, or indirect, heating.

It consists of the conversion of energy to heat at a source outside of, apart from, or located within the site or sites to be heated; the resulting heat is conveyed to the site through a fluid medium such as air. Grand Cayman – Western Caribbean, about miles south of Cuba, miles southwest of Miami, miles northwest of Jamaica Cayman Brac – 89 miles northeast of Grand Cayman Little Cayman.

Older plate tectonic models show a variety of locations for proto-Cuba during Late Cretaceous and later times, including along the norther coast of South America. More recent models depict western and central Cuba as two separate parts until the Eocene, and eastern Cuba jjoined to northern Hispaniola) docking to central Cuba also in the Eocene.

Full text of "DTIC ADA The Geology of Haiti: An Annotated Bibliography of Haiti's Geology, Geography and Earth Science" See other formats. Physical and geological description of the Caribbean.

The Caribbean Sea is a semienclosed basin of the western Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the coasts of Central and South America on two sides and by the Antilles island chain on the other two (Figure 1).It has an area of about 2, km 2, a volume of nearly ×10 6 km 3, and o km of coastline, and is home to 26 countries Cited by: The book is of interest to all researchers in the fields of Structural Geology, Stratigraphy, Ore Deposits, Regional Tectonics and Tectonic Modelling.

This volume offers an overview of multidisciplinary studies on the broader Africa-Eurasia geology. This book aims to present the overall existing tsunami hazard in the Caribbean Sea region, a region which is typically only associated with hurricanes. It initially presents an overview of all of the existing tsunami-causing factors found in the region: earthquakes, sub-aerial and submarine landslides, and submarine explosions.

Informal term referring to the world's most heavily populated cities; in this book, the term refers to a metropolis containing a population of greater than 10 million.

Megalopolis When spelled with a lower-case m, a synonym for conurbation, one of the large coalescing supercities forming in. The line of Cuba, in the Cuba-Phoenix Line, can be seen to continue in the mountains of the Dominican Republic, and then to pass through the island of Barbados on the opposite side of the Caribbean tectonic plate.

The islands of the Caribbean were formed by magma. Point Pleasant Beach: In his book, David D. Oxenford mentions that "this violent storm sent the boardwalk, (parts of) hotels, and plenty of water rushing down Arnold Avenue." Bayhead: Boats were strewn along the shores of Barnegat Bay, their masts snapped off and cabins staved in.

1½ miles of boardwalk completely destroyed. Mann, P., c, The Risk of Tsunamis in the Northern Caribbean: Phi Kappa Phi Forum, v. 86, p. ; Mann, P.,Overview of the tectonic history of northern Central America, in P.

Mann, ed., Geologic and tectonic development of the Caribbean plate boundary in northern Central America: Geological Society of America Special Paper, v. Full text of "Earth photographs from Gemini III, IV, and V" See other formats LIBRARY OF WELLESLEY COLLEGE PURCHASED FROM LIBRARY FUNDS NASA SP EARTH PHOTOGRAPHS from Gremlnl III, IV, and V Scientific and Technical Information Division OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Washington, D.C.

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