Geophysical Investigation of Subsurface Magma Feed..., 27 August 2007

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Title
Geophysical Investigation of Subsurface Magma Feeders in the Henry Mountains of South-Central Utah
Date
20070827
Material Type
Undergraduate Research
Creator/Author
Serwatowski, Taryn, Central Michigan University
Copyright
Copyright 2007 by Serwatowski, Taryn. Intellectual Property Rights owned by Serwatowski, Taryn. This material is copyrighted, and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without the permission of the copyright owner.
Subject
Magma feeders; Trachyte Mesa Laccolith; Laccoliths; Magmas; Henry Mountains (Utah);
Description
Geologists continue to debate the formation of laccoliths. Two competing models that can explain their emplacement include a vertical feeder dike and a horizontal magma feeder. The Henry Mountains in south-central Utah provide an ideal location to study the formation of laccoliths. McNair Scholar project. Faculty advisor: Sven Morgan.
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English
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