Uplift and tilting of the Shackleton Range in East Antarctica driven by glacial erosion and normal faulting

  title={Uplift and tilting of the Shackleton Range in East Antarctica driven by glacial erosion and normal faulting},
  author={Guy J. G. Paxman and Stewart S. R. Jamieson and Fausto Ferraccioli and Michael J. Bentley and Ren{\'e} Forsberg and Neil Ross and Anthony B. Watts and Hugh F. J. Corr and Tom A. Jordan},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth},
  pages={2390 - 2408}
Unravelling the long‐term evolution of the subglacial landscape of Antarctica is vital for understanding past ice sheet dynamics and stability, particularly in marine‐based sectors of the ice sheet. Here we model the evolution of the bedrock topography beneath the Recovery catchment, a sector of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet characterized by fast‐flowing ice streams that occupy overdeepened subglacial troughs. We use 3‐D flexural models to quantify the effect of erosional unloading and… 
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