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New sonar evidence for recent catastrophic collapses of the north flank of Tenerife, Canary Islands

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Previous sonar surveys show that the north flank of Tenerife has been subject to at least four major landslides during the past 1 Ma. The youngest, Icod, affected the region to the north of the Teide-Pico Viejo complex, the world's third highest oceanic volcano. Recently, we obtained the first detailed acoustic images of Icod using a deep-tow side-scan sonar. The images suggest that Tenerife's north flank has experienced at least two types of flow deposit in the recent past. The older flow de...

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10.1007/s004450000119

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
BULLETIN OF VOLCANOLOGY
Volume:
63
Issue:
1
Pages:
8-19
Publication date:
2001-05-01
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EISSN:
1432-0819
ISSN:
0258-8900
Source identifiers:
82366
Language:
English
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pubs:82366
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uuid:939218b6-8d94-475f-a9db-e136307435ab
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pubs:82366
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2012-12-19

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