Terrestrial Heat Flow In The North Island Of New Zealand
Journal Article: Terrestrial Heat Flow In The North Island Of New Zealand
AbstractLarge variations in terrestrial heat flow from 21 to 209 mW/m2 have been observed over the North Island, New Zealand. This is generally in good agreement with the pattern of existing geological and geophysical observations. A high heat flow zone with a value of 92 ±3 mW/m2, which corresponds to melting temperatures near the base of the crust, is delineated in the northern part of the Taranaki Basin. In the rest of the island, heat flow appears to be low to normal, but some isolated high values are also found. Observed results are interpreted in terms of crust and mantle structure in a region of plate subduction.
- Om Prakash Pandey
- Published Journal
- Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 1981
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Om Prakash Pandey. 1981. Terrestrial Heat Flow In The North Island Of New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. (!) .