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Erosion and deposition on a beach raised by the 1964 earthquake, Montague Island, Alaska / by M. J. Kirkby and Anne V. Kirkby.

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Homer Public Library AK 551.458 KIR 000118132 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • Physical Description: vi, 41 p. illus., maps. 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1969

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: p. 41.
Summary, etc.:
Tectonic deformation uplifted the southern end of Montague Island as much as 33 feet during the 1964 Alaska earthquake. The uplifted shoreline is rapidly being modified by subaerial and marine processes. The 1964 raised beach was used to test the accuracy of identification of former sea-level elevations from raised beach features.
Subject: Beach erosion > Alaska > Montague Island.
Earthquakes > Alaska > Montague Island.
Geology, Structural > Alaska > Montague Island.
Plate tectonics > Alaska > Montague Island.
Earth movements > Alaska > Montague Island.
Montague Island (Alaska).