New Zealand turbidite field trip – (final) Day 6: Scoured submarine lobe deposits

So, we took a day to drive across from the Taranaki basin to the East Coast basin, the forearc side of the Coromandel arc of the north island of New Zealand.  I wont try to elaborate on the Neogene tectonics of New Zealand - there have been multiple episodes of shortening, extension, strike slip, and …

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