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THE INVERNESS-SHIRE EARTHQUAKE OF DECEMBER 25, 1946

Nature volume 159, pages 648649 (10 May 1947) | Download Citation

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AT about 17 hr. 2 min. (G.M.T.) on Christmas Day, 1946, an earthquake of maximum intensity VI (C. Davidson scale), accompanied by sounds, originated close to Spean Bridge in Inverness-shire, and was felt throughout much of central Scotland. Associated with it were at least two fore-shocks and one after-shock.

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    • A. T. J. DOLLAR

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