Geomorphology and geology of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea

Author(s): Purnachandra Rao, V.; Kessarkar, Pratima M.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, India
Volume Title: Indian Ocean; a perspective
Volume Author(s): Sen Gupta, Rabin, editor; Desa, Ehrlich
Source: The Indian Ocean; a perspective, edited by Rabin Sen Gupta and Ehrlich Desa, p.817-868. Publisher: A.A. Balkema Publishers, Lisse, Netherlands. ISBN: 90-5809-223-2
Note: In English. 315 refs.; illus., incl. sects., 3 tables, geol. sketch maps
Year of Publication: 2001
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 07 Marine Geology and Oceanography; Andaman Sea; Bathymetry; Bay of Bengal; Bengal Fan; Bottom features; Carbonate sediments; Clay minerals; Continental margin; DSDP Site 211; DSDP Site 214; DSDP Site 216; DSDP Site 217; DSDP Site 218; Deep Sea Drilling Project; East Indian Ocean; Ferromanganese composition; Gas hydrates; Geophysical methods; Geophysical profiles; Geophysical surveys; Glauconitic composition; Grain size; Heavy minerals; Hydrocarbons; Indian Ocean; Leg 116; Leg 121; Leg 22; Marine geology; Marine sediments; Nodules; ODP Site 717; ODP Site 718; ODP Site 719; ODP Site 758; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Organic compounds; Phosphate composition; Sediments; Seismic methods; Seismic profiles; Sheet silicates; Silicates; Size distribution; Spatial distribution; Submarine canyons; Submarine fans; Surveys; Terrigenous materials
Coordinates: S100000 N250000 E1000000 E0800000
Record ID: 2004071717
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