The West Antarctic Rift System: A Review of Geophysical Investigations

  1. David H. Elliot
  1. J. C. Behrendt1,
  2. W. E. Lemasurier2,
  3. A. K. Cooper3,
  4. F. Tessensohn4,
  5. A. Trehu5 and
  6. D. Damaske4

Published Online: 14 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR053p0067

Contributions to Antarctic Research II

Contributions to Antarctic Research II

How to Cite

Behrendt, J. C., Lemasurier, W. E., Cooper, A. K., Tessensohn, F., Trehu, A. and Damaske, D. (1991) The West Antarctic Rift System: A Review of Geophysical Investigations, in Contributions to Antarctic Research II (ed D. H. Elliot), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR053p0067

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Atlantic Marine Geology, Denver, Colorado 80225

  2. 2

    Department of Geology, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80217

  3. 3

    U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Pacific Marine Geology, Menlo Park, California 94025

  4. 4

    Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hanover, Federal Republic of Germany

  5. 5

    College of Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1991

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908090

Online ISBN: 9781118667927

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Keywords:

  • Antarctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Topography

  • Cenozoic Volcanic Rocks

  • Geophysical Investigations in West Antarctica

  • Aeromagnetic Surveys

  • Ross Sea Shelf-Northern Victoria Land Aeromagnetic Survey

  • Gravity Surveys

  • Discussion

  • Summary