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Surface expressions of lithosphere removal below the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.pdf (1.6 MB)

Surface expressions of lithosphere removal below the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.pdf

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posted on 2020-10-05, 03:39 authored by David Quiroga, Claire A Currie, Jillian Pearse

The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is a mountain in northern Colombia which has a maximum height of 5.8 km and a positive Bouguer gravity anomaly of about 150 Mgal. This suggest that the mountain is not under isostatic equilibrium. This research investigates if the observations can be explained through lithospheric dripping using 2D numerical models in ASPECT 2.2.

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