Fumarolic Activity in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica

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Science  18 Oct 1968:
Vol. 162, Issue 3851, pp. 352
DOI: 10.1126/science.162.3851.352


Ice towers, probably formed by recent fumarolic activity, have been found around the summit calderas of two volcanoes in Marie Byrd Land. These active (?) volcanoes lie within a broad belt of Mesozoic intrusion and late Cenozoic extrusion that appears to be part of the circum-Pacific orogenic province.

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