Investigation of the 600-km discontinuity under France through travel-time and amplitude anomalies

Pierre Mechler*, Raouf Mseddi, Emile Okal, Jean Louis Plantet, Yves Rocard

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Abstract

In this paper, we give a model of the 600-km discontinuity under France, which explains large travel-time and amplitude anomalies on teleseisms as recorded in the French network. It features a large descent from the Ardennes to the Pyrénées, of which tectonic implications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-276
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1974

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science

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