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TitleDetermination of the mechanism of some Anatolian earthquakes
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AuthorÖcal, N
SourceA symposium on earthquake mechanism; by Hodgson, J H (ed.); Publications of the Dominion Observatory vol. 24, no. 10, 1961 p. 365-370, (Open Access)
PublisherCanada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys
MeetingInternational Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior, Twelfth General Assembly; Helsinki; FI; 1960
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is contained in Hodgson, J H; (1961). A symposium on earthquake mechanism, Publications of the Dominion Observatory vol. 24 no. 10
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AreaAnatolia; Turkey
Lat/Long WENS 26.0000 40.0000 42.5000 36.0000
Subjectsgeophysics; tectonics; mathematical and computational geology; seismology; earthquakes; earthquake mechanisms; crustal movements; faulting; methodology; Byerly Method
Illustrationstables; schematic representations
Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
Released1961 01 01; 2018 11 19
AbstractWith the collaboration of J.H. Hodgson, the writer has used the Byerly method to determine the focal mechanism of three strong Anatolian earthquakes which took place in 1957. For the first of these (in Fethiye, April 24, 1957) movement was vertical on a vertical plane. For the other two earthquakes (in Fethiye, April 25, 1957; in Abant, May 26, 1957) the movement was strike-slip.