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Structure of the Crust under the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Nature volume 180, pages 755756 (12 October 1957) | Download Citation

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THE recent disastrous shocks in southern Turkey (April 24, 1957, 19–10–05, 36° N., 28.5° E., and April 25, 1957, 02–25–36, 36.5° N., 29° E.) produced very strong Lg and Rg waves on the Benioff vertical seismometer at Lwiro (2° 15′ S., 28° 48′ E.). The shock of July 9, 1956, 03–11–39, 37° N., 26° E., also produced very strong Lg waves.

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  1. Institut pour la Recherche Scientifique en Afrique Centrale, Centre de Recherches Scientifiques du Kivu, Lwiro, Bukavu, Belgian Congo.

    • J. CL. DE BREMAECKER

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