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Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Olsen, P.E., 2002. Rift-basin structure and its influence on sedimentation and stratigraphy. In Renaut, R., Ashley, G.M. (eds.) Continental Rift Basin Sedimentology, SEPM Special Publication 73, 57-81.

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Withjack, M. O., Schlische, R. W., and Olsen, P. E., 2012, Development of the passive margin of eastern North America: Mesozoic rifting, igneous activity, and breakup, in Bally, A. W., and Roberts, D. G., eds., Principles of Phanerozoic Regional Geology, Volume 1: Amsterdam,  Elsevier, p. 301-335.

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Withjack, M., Malinconico, M., and Durcanin, M., 2020. The “passive” margin of eastern North America: Rifting and the influence of prerift orogenic activity on postrift development. Lithosphere, 2020(1).

Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., Olsen, P.E., and Kinney, S.P., 2022, The rifted margin of eastern North America: Insights into rifting, igneous activity, and breakup, in Principles of Phanerozoic Regional Geology, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, in press.

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