Sand on the southern Mediterranean Ridge; proximal basement and distal African-Nile provenance

Author(s): Stanley, D. J.; Sheng, H.; Kholief, M. M.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Smithson. Inst., Div. Sedimentol., Washington, D.C., United States
Volume Title: Nature (London)
Source: Nature (London), 279(5714), p.594-598. Publisher: Macmillan Journals, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0028-0836 CODEN: NATUAS
Note: In English. 22 refs.; illus. incl. table, sketch map
Year of Publication: 1979
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 07 Marine Geology and Oceanography; Africa; Cenozoic; Clastic sediments; Composition; Cores; Data; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Deep-sea environment; Dispersion; East Mediterranean; Egypt; Heavy minerals; Light minerals; Marine environment; Marine transport; Mediterranean Ridge; Mediterranean Sea; Mineral composition; Nile Cone; North Africa; Oceanography; Patterns; Plate tectonics; Pleistocene; Provenance; Quaternary; Ridges; Sand; Sedimentation; Sediments; Tectonics; Terrigenous materials; Textures; Turbidite
Coordinates: N300000 N350000 E0350000 E0270000
Record ID: 1979033306
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