Cretaceous Superplume and the Mississippi Embayment
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/248515758_The_Mississippi_Embayment_North_America_A_first_order_continental_structure_generated_by_the_Cretaceous_superplume_mantle_event

Cox Randel, University of Memphis


In this abstract for the 2000 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Cox and Van Arsdale suggest that pronounced uplift of the Mississippi Valley Graben region associated with Bermuda hotspot volcanism may have been a result of an increased hotspot flux during the Cretaceous superplume interval (~120 to 65 Ma).


Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Time/Earth History