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Variations in crustal structure across the transition from West to East Antarctica, Southern Victoria Land

Bannister, S; Yu, J; Leitner, B; Kennett, Brian

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The crustal structure beneath Ross Island and the Transantarctic Mountains (TAM) in Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica, is inferred using non-linear inversion of receiver functions, derived from teleseismic earthquake data. Intermediate-period waveforms from more than 160 teleseismic earthquakes recorded between January 1994 and January 2000 were used in the analysis. The inversion results confirm a crustal thickness of 19-21 km beneath Ross Island, consistent with previous multichannel seismic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88432
Source: Geophysical Journal International
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2003.02094.x

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