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Subduction Polarity Reversal, Complex Slab Interactions and Rapid Changes to Arc Extension: Halmahera Island Arc, Indonesia

Structural Geology and Tectonics Study Group Conference Abstract

S. Micklethwaite, S. Feig, S. Meffre, T. Falloon

The active island arc of Halmahera, is located in a unique tectonic setting at a polarity reversal between the subducting Molucca and Philippines Sea Plates.