Maskevarri Ráhppát in Finnmark, northern Norway - is it an earthquake-induced landform complex?

@article{Sutinen2014MaskevarriRI,
  title={Maskevarri R{\'a}hpp{\'a}t in Finnmark, northern Norway - is it an earthquake-induced landform complex?},
  author={Raimo Sutinen and Ilkka Aro and Paavo N{\"a}rhi and Matti Piekkari and Maarit Middleton},
  journal={Solid Earth},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={683-691}
}
Abstract. The Sami word rahppat means rough bouldery/stony terrain with sharp-relief topography in Finnmark, northern Norway. Rahppat is a common name in the region of the Younger Dryas landforms, yet the origin of rahppat has remained obscure. The timing of the Younger Dryas is concomitant with the maximum neotectonic fault instability in Fennoscandia. Hence, earthquake activity may have been one of the contributing factors for the Younger Dryas morphologies. Rahppat on the Maskevarri fell… 

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