Unformatted text preview: o Hot spot? o Isolated igneous plutons in S. Maine o Marks the end of the tectonic activity New England/ Maritimes • What happened next? o Limited cretaceous sediments in Maritimes Gay head, Nantucket island o Sediments absent in Maine, why? o Sediments removed: erosion/ glaciers! Test: Monday February 19, 2008 If snow day- test will be moved until Wed February 21, 2008...
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- Spring '08
- Plate Tectonics, Atlantic Ocean, plate tectonic theory, Fundy o Rifting- the Bay of Fundy, Nantucket island o Sediments, Limited cretaceous sediments