volume 79, issue 14, P173-173 1998
DOI: 10.1029/98eo00127
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Abstract: For the first time in an ocean‐continent transition zone (OCT), drilling has sampled rocks above and below what appears to be a synrift tectonic crust‐mantle contact. Research in the West Iberia OCT is assembling important data on the histories and ages of the basement rocks there. The principal result has been to show that evolution of the margin was dominated by extensional tectonics with only slight evidence of possible synrift melting. A significant preliminary finding of the recently completed Leg 173 of…

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