Seismicity and neotectonics of West Antarctica

J. Paul Winberry, Sridhar Anandakrishnan

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Abstract

Newly discovered earthquakes in West Antarctica provide the first documentation of seismicity in the region. The data presented here indicate that the ice sheet does not suppress seismicity as has been previously proposed. However, the observed earthquake pattern suggests the West Antarctic rift system is no longer actively extending.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)SDE 4-1 - 4-3
JournalGeophysical Research Letters
Volume30
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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