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TitleSeismic activity in the Canadian Arctic, 1899-1955
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AuthorMeidler, S S
SourceSeismological Series of the Dominion Observatory 1961-3, 1962, 9 pages (1 sheet), https://doi.org/10.4095/8544 (Open Access)
Year1962
Alt SeriesSeismological Series of the Dominion Observatory 29
PublisherCanada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys
Documentserial
Lang.English
MapsPublication contains 1 map
Map Info.geophysical, earthquake location and magntitude, 1:8,448,000
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceCanada
AreaArctic Canada
Subjectsgeophysics; earthquake magnitudes; earthquakes; epicentres; seismology; seismicity; earthquake catalogues
Illustrationstables
Released1962 01 01; 2018 11 19
AbstractFrom a search of available sources a list has been compiled of earthquakes which occurred in Canada or whose epicentres were so close to the Canadian border that they must have been felt in Canada. A total of 77 earthquakes are listed, covering the period from September, 1899, to December, 1955. They vary in intensity from very weak shocks to the Yakutat Bay earthquake of magnitude 8. 6. Where possible , a description is given for the major tremors.
GEOSCAN ID8544