R Dataset / Package DAAG / hotspots

Submitted by pmagunia on March 9, 2018 - 1:06 PM
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GNU General Public License v2.0
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Hawaian island chain hotspot Potassium-Argon ages

Description

K-Ar Ages (millions of years) and distances (km) from Kilauea along the trend of the chain of Hawaian volcanic islands and other seamounts that are believed to have been created by a moving "hot spot". The age of Kilauea is given as 0-0.4 Ma.

Usage

data(hotspots)

Format

A data frame with 36 observations on the following 6 variables.

ID

Volcano identifier

name

Name

distance

Distance in kilometers

age

K-Ar age in millions of years

error

Standard error of estimate?

source

Data source; see information on web site below.

Details

For details of the way that errors werre calculated, refer to the original papers. See also the comments under hotspots2006. In general, errors do not account for geological uncertainty.

Source

http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/haw_formation.html

Examples

data(hotspots)
plot(age ~ distance, data=hotspots)
abline(lm(age ~ distance, data=hotspots))
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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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