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Tilt and strain monitoring of the 1974 eruption of Mount Etna

Naturevolume 254pages2123 (1975) | Download Citation

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Using advanced modern equipment capable of continuous monitoring it has been possible to measure the degree of tilt and strain undergone by Mount Etna during a recent phase of volcanic activity. The results are open to interesting interpretation, and the model suggested here, though hypothetical, is quite plausible geologically.

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  1. Geology and Geophysics Departments, Imperial College, London, SW7, UK

    • G. Wadge
    • , J. A. C. Horsfall
    •  & J. L. Brander

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