Late Quaternary progradation and sand spillover on the outer continental margin off Nova Scotia, southeast Canada / [by] Daniel J. Stanley ... [et al.].


Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1972.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
American
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
Nos. 6-11 bound togetherHeld at WRLC Center; available for delivery
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QE1 .S227 no.6-11 no.6-11 Off-site
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Fenwick Government Documents
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Other Authors Stanley, Daniel J.
Subjects Continental margins -- Canada.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary.
Marine sediments -- North Atlantic Ocean.
Series Smithsonian contributions to the earth sciences ; no. 8.
Description iv, 88 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Notes U.S. G.P.O. sales statement incorrect in publication.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-81).
Contents Introduction -- Geography and topography of the study area -- Submerged terraces and sea level changes -- Sediment distribution patterns on the outer Nova Scotia shelf -- General description of slope and rise sediments -- Textural analyses of outer margin sediments -- Mineralogical composition of outer margin deposits -- Clay mineralogy on the outer margin of Nova Scotia -- Foraminifera and stratigraphy of surficial continental margin sediments -- Interpreting sedimentary sequences and stratigraphy -- Sediment dispersal and spillover on shelf-edge breaks -- Quaternary progradation on the Nova Scotia outer margin.
Geographic Area North Atlantic Ocean
Canada
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00493123
(OCoLC)493123
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