Abstract

A surface depicting linear vertical movements in Maritime Canada was computed from sea-level data recorded by 8 tide guages and 308 mostly disjoint, relevelled segments of the first-order Canadian levelling network. Owing to the sparsity of the available data and their distribution, the velocity surface must be regarded as indicative of the crude features only. The indications are that there is a west-northwest trending belt of faster subsidence across the eastern end of the Bay of Fundy, and that there may be an area of uplift in northeastern New Brunswick. Although the faster subsidence around the eastern Bay of Fundy seems to be well established now, more data are needed to prove or dispel the existence of the indicated uplift.

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