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Prescott and Lisowski (1977, 1980) examined a set of leveling observations on Middleton Island, located about 60 km northwest of the Alaska-Aleutian Trench. The observations were made in 1966, 1974, and 1975. They indicate a down-to-the-northwest tilt. 8 mrad/yr. The smaller uncertainty in the second time interval resulted from the use of substantially more precise leveling techniques in the 1974 and 1975 surveys. Although the tilt rate may have decreased with time, the details of the temporal evolution are not resolved.

The solid black vectors show GPS-derived velocities, relative to North America before 1998; the open red vectors show velocities from 1998 to 2001. the deformation rates on Kodiak Island to vary with time, although such a possibility is indicated by the aforementioned tide gauge observations. Recent observations of crustal movement north of Anchorage have revealed another large-amplitude, transient phenomenon (Fig. 19) several decades after the earthquake. , 2001). They were oriented in a north to north– northwest direction relative to interior Alaska with magnitudes reflecting the decrease in crustal velocity with distance from the trench.

9, closely resembles that of Holdahl and Sauber (1994). 4 m. One of the most important aspects of the Johnson et al. (1996) analysis was that they gave full consideration to the tsunami data using these data as constraints along the coast. , beyond where geodetic measurements could be made. Thus, geodetic survey data alone do not provide sufficient constraints on the slip pattern, particularly at locations near the trench. Holdahl and Sauber (1994) used tsunami information as a priori inputs to their model, but Johnson et al.

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