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Moa Plate

 

Moa Plate

The Moa Plate was an ancient oceanic plate that formed in the Early Cretaceous south of the Pacific-Phoenix Ridge. The Moa Plate was obliquely subducted beneath the Gondwana margin, and material accreted from it is now part of the Eastern Province of New Zealand.[1]

References

  1. ^ Rupert Sutherland and Chris Hollis (March 2001). "Cretaceous demise of the Moa plate and strike-slip motion at the Gondwana margin". Geology 29 (3): 279–282.  


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