Geophysical and glaciological studies in the Filchner Ice Shelf Area of Antarctica

@inproceedings{Behrendt1962GeophysicalAG,
  title={Geophysical and glaciological studies in the Filchner Ice Shelf Area of Antarctica},
  author={John Charles Behrendt},
  year={1962}
}
Geophysical and glaciological data collected during the IGY in the Filchner ice shelf area have been reported previously, and some of these are included here to present a more unified picture of the region. A large trough underlies the eastern section of the ice shelf and extends into the unexplored area at its head. Although the trough is not isostatically compensated locally, the area as a whole is essentially in isostatic equilibrium. The elevation of the M discontinuity is about −31 km… CONTINUE READING