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Great earthquakes in low strain rate continental interiors: An example from SE Kazakhstan

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The Lepsy fault of the northern Tien Shan, SE Kazakhstan, extends E-W 120 km from the high mountains of the Dzhungarian Ala-tau, a subrange of the northern Tien Shan, into the low-lying Kazakh platform. It is an example of an active structure that connects a more rapidly deforming mountain region with an apparently stable continental region and follows a known Palaeozoic structure. Field-based and satellite observations reveal an ∼10 m vertical offset exceptionally preserved along the entire ...

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10.1002/2015JB011925

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Campbell, GE More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Abdrakhmatov, K More by this author
Jackson, J More by this author
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
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Walker, RT
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Publisher:
American Geophysical Union Publisher's website
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Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth Journal website
Volume:
120
Issue:
8
Pages:
5507-5534
Publication date:
2015-08-05
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EISSN:
2169-9356
ISSN:
2169-9313
URN:
uuid:2d61f76f-ae6d-4088-8756-4fe0a985127e
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541923
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pubs:541923

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