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A history of Persian earthquakes

Author: N N Ambraseys; C P Melville
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York Cambridge University Press 1982
Series: (Cambridge earth science series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study of the historical seismicity of Iran over the last thirteen centuries shows that patterns of seismic activity change over time, and also reveals a long-term tectonic pattern which is  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N N Ambraseys; C P Melville
ISBN: 052124112X 9780521241120
OCLC Number: 251672298
Notes: Includes index
Description: xvii, 219 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Definitions; Transliteration; Chronology; 1. Macroseismic data from historical sources; 2. Macroseismic data from field studies; 3. Case histories; 4. Instrumental data; 5. Earthquake history of Persia; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: (Cambridge earth science series)


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