Alaskan Glaciers: Recent Observations in Respect to the Earthquake-Advance Theory

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Science  16 Apr 1965:
Vol. 148, Issue 3668, pp. 366-368
DOI: 10.1126/science.148.3668.366


Preliminary aerial photographic studies indicate that the Alaskan earthquake produced some rockfalls but no significant snow and ice avalanches on glaciers. No rapid, short-lived glacier advances (surges) are conclusively associated with this earthquake. Recent evidence fails to support the earthquake-advance theory of Tarr and Martin.