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Post-glacial (after 20 ka) dextral slip rate of the offshore Alpine fault, New Zealand
Philip M. Barnes, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Private Bag 14 901, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand. Pages 3-6.
Barnes presents what is arguably the best submarine record of displacement rate yet documented on a major submarine plate boundary strike-slip fault. It will be of wide interest to a multidisciplinary global community of workers undertaking research on active plate boundaries, continental margins, and also zones of intracontinental deformation in which strike-slip faulting is significant. It is particularly relevant to current tectonic studies of western North America, where a substantial part of the Pacific-North America
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