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A glacial driver of tectonics

Nature Geoscience volume 1, pages 732733 (2008) | Download Citation

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The interactions between climate and tectonics in active mountain ranges are complex and important. Field and geophysical data from the St Elias Range of Alaska show that glacial erosion can influence the dynamics of the lithosphere in such settings.

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  1. Simon H. Brocklehurst is in the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK.  shb@manchester.ac.uk

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