Site 278

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doi: 10.2973/dsdp.proc.29.105.1975
Author(s): Kennett, J. P.; Houtz, R. E.; Andrews, P. B.; Edwards, A. R.; Gostin, V. A.; Hajos, M.; Hampton, M.; Jenkins, D. G.; Margolis, S. V.; Ovenshine, A. T.; Perch-Nielsen, K.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Univ. R.I., Kingston, R.I., United States
Volume Title: Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project
Source: Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Vol.29, p.121-189. Publisher: Texas A & M University, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, United States. ISSN: 0080-8334 CODEN: IDSDA6
Note: In English. Pillow basalt basement at 425 m, overlain by Oligocene-Pleistocene oozes; sedimentation rates increase drastically in Pliocene-Pleistocene section, attributed to intensification of Antarctic Convergence; interpretation of triple junction in Macquarie Ridge area; illus. incl. charts, plates, sketch maps
Year of Publication: 1975
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 07 Marine Geology and Oceanography; Algae; Basalts; Basement; Biostratigraphy; Bottom features; Calcareous; Carbonate rocks; Cenozoic; Chalk; Chemically precipitated rocks; Chert; Clastic sediments; DSDP Site 278; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Emerald Basin; Environmental analysis; Foraminifera; Geochemistry; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Igneous rocks; Invertebrata; Lava; Leg 29; Lithostratigraphy; Macquarie Ridge; Marine; Marine geology; Microfossils; Oceanography; Ooze; Pacific Ocean; Petrology; Pillow lava; Plantae; Plate tectonics; Pore water; Protista; Quaternary; Radiolaria; Sedimentary rocks; Sedimentation; Sediments; Seismic methods; Siliceous; South Pacific; Southwest; Southwest Pacific; Stratigraphy; Surveys; Tertiary; Upper Tertiary; Volcanic rocks; West Pacific
Coordinates: S563325 S563325 E1600417 E1600417
Record ID: 1976016958
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