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Org. ©2008 The Geological Society of America. All rights reserved. 27 28 Hall and Smyth INTRODUCTION The size of Indonesia, the abundance of volcanic activity, and its long volcanic history make it an important area for understanding arc processes and influences of volcanic arcs on the stratigraphic record. Hamilton (1988) commented that the arcs of Indonesia–southern Philippines–western Melanesia are in “the region of greatest modern variety and complexity,” but the region remains understudied and often overlooked.
These features have influenced the development of the Indonesian arcs, which differ in many ways from textbook examples of arcs described from other parts of the world. They were formed at the margins of a large, weak subduction backarc region and consequently seem to have been unusually responsive to plate boundary forces. Because of their youth it is not possible to study the deep levels of the arcs, but the arc history that is revealed by their stratigraphy offers insights into the development of older orogens and older volcanic arcs.
25 Ma. 5 Ma: Volcanic activity resumed in Java at ca. 10 Ma and has continued until the present. Hinge rollback into the Banda Embayment south of the Bird’s Head produced the arcuate subducted slab beneath the Banda Arc and led to backarc spreading in the Banda Sea. The Molucca Sea was in the process of elimination by subduction at its west and east sides beneath the Sangihe and Halmahera Arcs. Eastern Indonesia: The Banda Arc East of Java and Borneo, Indonesia can be considered to be a wide and complex suture zone (Fig.