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CRUSTAL STRUCTURE, GRAVITY-ANOMALIES AND FLEXURE OF THE LITHOSPHERE IN THE VICINITY OF THE CANARY-ISLANDS

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Simple elastic plate models have been used to calculate the flexure of the lithosphere caused by volcanic loading at the Canary Islands and sediment loading at the Moroccan continental margin. By comparing the calculated flexure to observations based on seismic refraction and free-air gravity anomaly data, constraints have been placed on the long-term elastic thickness of the lithosphere. A backstripping study supports the suggestion that the lithosphere underlying the Moroccan margin, like i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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Author
Journal:
GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL
Volume:
119
Issue:
2
Pages:
648-666
Publication date:
1994-11-01
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EISSN:
1365-246X
ISSN:
0956-540X
Source identifiers:
169674
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uuid:aefcac71-bb87-4ff1-8009-326d662011bf
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2012-12-19

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