Friday, June 17, 2011

Interesting articles - NatureGeoscience /May-Jun

Tectonics: Unexpected Andean earthquakes

Nature Geoscience 4, 357–358 (2011) doi:10.1038/ngeo1167
Published online
 Great earthquakes along the western, subduction zone boundary of the Andes Mountains in South America are expected. Measurements of surface motion along the eastern boundary highlight the potential for equally large earthquakes in the east. 
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