Accession Number : AD0770289

Title :   Teleseismic Array Evidence for Inhomogeneities in the Lower Mantle and the Origin of the Hawaiian Islands,

Corporate Author : ALBERTA UNIV EDMONTON DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Kanasewich,E. R. ; Ellis,R. M. ; Chapman,C. H. ; Gutowski,P. R.

Report Date : 08 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The report discusses anomalies in travel times for P waves from earthquakes in the Tonga area recorded at seismic arrays in central Alberta, Canada. Conclusions are drawn concerning the structure of the lower mantle and the origin of the Hawaiian Islands.

Descriptors :   *Structural geology, *Earth mantle, *Seismic waves, Seismic arrays, Pacific Ocean, Earthquakes, Seismology, Hawaii, Canada

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Seismology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE