Moscow University Geology Bulletin

, Volume 71, Issue 2, pp 131–136 | Cite as

The recent structure of Mahe Island (the Seychelles archipelago)

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Abstract

Complex studies were carried out, including structural and geomorphological analyses of space images and statistical processing of their deciphering results, which revealed the blocky pattern of the recent dislocations of Mahe Island, thus defining their relationships with a jointing pattern in granite outcrops. The results were compared with the geological data and instrumental observations of modern movements.

Keywords

neotectonics structural and geomorphological analysis interpretation of the space images the weak zone the faults the modern movements 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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