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The Bransfield Rift (El Rif del Bransfield)
Entry ID: 159-96_01

Abstract: The result of observations and the aeromagnetic profiles through the
gravimetric river basin, along with the geologic studies throughout the coasts
of the South Shetland Islands, as well as registered seismic and volcanic
activity throughout this region has demonstrated that the Bransfield Strait is
a dynamically active rift in total expansion. The regional aeromagnetic
observations have allowed a ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.5   S: -62.5   E: -58.25   W: -58.25

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-01-12
Stop Date: 1999-02-12
ISO Topic Category
MAGNETOGRAPHS Ancillary Description
Quality Geologic/geochemical study of the strained areas of the Bransfield Rift
Bransfield and Prince Gustavo. Study and characterization of the magmatic
processes and geodynamic generators of the volcanics, with emphasis in the
geologic-volcanic evolution and antecedent historical of Deception and Paulet
Islands. Study of volcano-stratigraphic control of ... View entire text
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Data Center
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos, Instituto Antartico Chileno, Chile Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: ++56 /61/ 298135
Fax: ++56 /61/ 298149
Email: rjana at
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
XII Region
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
Phone: 2 678 4299
Email: ogozfer at
Contact Address:
Departamento de Geofisica
Universidad de Chile
Casilla 27116
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
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Gonzalez-Ferran, Oscar, 1994. Volcanes de Chile. Instituto Geografico Militar.
Santiago. pp: 481-487.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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