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Research article
28 Jan 2013
Research article |  | 28 Jan 2013

Ice tectonic deformation during the rapid in situ drainage of a supraglacial lake on the Greenland Ice Sheet

S. H. Doyle, A. L. Hubbard, C. F. Dow, G. A. Jones, A. Fitzpatrick, A. Gusmeroli, B. Kulessa, K. Lindback, R. Pettersson, and J. E. Box

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