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

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Summary
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
Instrument
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 the precaldera profile ... View entire text
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IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos, Instituto Antartico Chileno, Chile Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.inach.cl/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICARDO JANA
Phone: ++56 /61/ 298135
Fax: ++56 /61/ 298149
Email: rjana at inach.cl
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
XII Region
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 2 678 4299
Email: ogozfer at dgf.uchile.cl
Contact Address:
Departamento de Geofisica
Universidad de Chile
Casilla 27116
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
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Publications/References
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: 2005-03-25
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