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Physics of the Solid Earth

#### Volume 31, Number 12, July 1996

Russian Edition December 1995

# Contents

** Journal Fizika Zemli (Physics of the Solid Earth) is 30 years old
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** Geophysics and Mathematics
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* V. N. Strakhov
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** New approach to the theory of the Earth's nutation 1. Basic equations
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* S. M. Molodensky and T. Sasao
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** New approach to the theory of the Earth's nutation 2. Numerical results
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* S. M. Molodensky and T. Sasao
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** Kurile-Kamchatka seismic zone: Structure and earthquake occurrence pattern
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* L. M. Balakina
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** On a regional seismic boundary in the uppermost mantle
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* N. I. Pavlenkova
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** Excitation of oscillations in a seismic source model
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* G. A. Sobolev, A. V. Ponomarev, and A. V. Kol'tsov
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** New approaches to electrical soundings of horizontally inhomogeneous media
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* A. A. Bobachev, M. N. Marchenko, I. N. Modin, E. V. Pervago, A. V. Urusova, and V. A. Shevnin
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