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Distribution of narrow-width magnetic anomalies in Antarctica

January 1, 1964

Data for aeromagnetic profiles obtained in Antarctica during the 1963-64 austral summer were used together with earlier results to construct a map showing the areal distribution of narrow-width magnetic anomalies. Numerous anomalies are associated with known volcanic mountains in western Antarctica. A large area of few anomalies is probably a result of an extension of the thick metasedimentary section observed in the Ellsworth Mountains. Portions of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains have associated anomalies which are probably caused by late Cenozoic volcanic rocks.

Publication Year 1964
Title Distribution of narrow-width magnetic anomalies in Antarctica
Authors John C. Behrendt
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Index ID 70010834
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse