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island arc

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  • island arc — a curved chain of islands, as the Aleutians or Antilles, usually convex toward the ocean and enclosing a deep sea basin. [1905 10] * * * Long, curved chain of oceanic islands associated with intense volcanic and seismic activity and mountain… …   Universalium

  • island arc —   a chain, often arc shaped, of volcanic islands. These are undersea volcanoes which have grown through repeated eruptions to break the surface. They are the product of a subduction zone where either the continental plate is so low lying that its …   Geography glossary

  • island arc — GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A curved chain of islands, generally convex towards the open ocean, which is bounded on its convex side by a deep oceanic trench (typically a subduction zone) and generally a deep sea basin (AGI, 1976, p. 234) …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • island arc — noun : an arcuate chain of islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sakhalin island arc — is an ancient volcanic arc dating from the Early Miocene.cite book|last=Ivanov|first=Andrey |title=The Physical Geography of Northern Eurasia|editor=Shahgedanova, Maria|publisher=Oxford University Press|location=Google Books|date=March 27,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bronson Hill Island Arc — The Bronson Hill Island Arc is a bimodal volcanic terrane and associated sediments that are thought to have docked with Laurentia (North American) during Ordovician Time, (ca 450 Ma) to create the Taconic Orogeny. These rocks are presently well… …   Wikipedia

  • Arc Drum Island — L Arc Drum Island est une section du manga One Piece. Sommaire 1 Résumé 2 Personnages 2.1 Tony Tony Chopper 2.2 Dalton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arc — may refer to: Computing and gaming*Arc (programming language), a Lisp dialect in development by Paul Graham *.arc, a file extension for archive files *arc, the command line interface for ArcInfo *Arc System Works, a video game… …   Wikipedia

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