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Aspects in Mining & Mineral Science

Unknown Strong Earthquakes of The NorthWestern Caucasus in Holocene and Long-Term Seismic Regime

  • Open or CloseEvgenii Rogozhin*

    Shmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Science, Russia

    *Corresponding author: Evgenii Rogozhin, Shmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Science, Russia

Submission: August 22, 2019; Published: September 16, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/AMMS.2019.03.000570

ISSN : 2578-0255
Volume3 Issue4

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Studies and mapping on terrain seismogenic areas and determination of their modern seismic potential for the territory of the North-Western (Russian) Caucasus was fulfilled. With the especial detailed where explored areas of largest neotectonic faults in the region. On the south limb of the North-Western Caucasus near the important tectonic boundary between the Caucasus folded belt and the Transcaucasian microplate the primary and secondary seismic ruptures of unknown ancient and known historical strong earthquakes (seismic faults, landslides, fissures) were discovered.

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