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Gravity tectonics and folding around a basic volcanic centre in the Kumlinge area, SW Finland

Carl Ehlers

Gravity tectonics and folding around a basic volcanic centre in the Kumlinge area, SW Finland

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Published by Geologinen tutkimuslaitos in Espoo [Finland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland,
  • Åland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folds (Geology),
    • Geology -- Finland -- Åland.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [42]-43.

      Statementby Carl Ehlers.
      SeriesBulletin - Geological Survey of Finland ;, 295, Bulletin (Geologinen tutkimuslaitos (Finland)) ;, 295.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE606.5.F5 E44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3133591M
      ISBN 109516900828
      LC Control Number82460600

      The most recent eruption was in This photo of Kanaga is to the northwest from Adak Island. Photo by Howard Powers, U.S. Geological Survey, ca. Kanaga volcano. The rim of the older caldera can be seen behind Kanaga. Photo by R.E. Wilcox, U.S. Geological Survey, June Aerial view of Kanaga volcano from the east. Discussion Why Should We Care? Earthquake and volcanic eruption prediction Observing the Relationship between Earthquakes and Volcanic Activity Silke Eggert, Thomas R. Walter, Volcanic activity before and after large tectonic earthquakes: Observations and statistical. It is possible to enter either a place name, a geographic location in latitude/longitude, or an address into the query bar. Once entered, each place displays in the ‘Places’ area beneath the Search area. Finally, the ‘Layers’ section indicates which overlays will also be displayed on the Google Earth image.


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