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Main Title Submarine geology
Author Shepard, Francis P. ; Shepard, Francis Parker
Publisher Harper & Row
Year Published 1963
OCLC Number 00519045
Subjects Submarine geology. ; Geologia Geral. ; Meeresgeologie. ; Meeresgeologie.--(DE-588)4038316-7
Additional Subjects Submarine geology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  QE33.S48 1963 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/26/2004
Edition 2d ed.
Collation xviii, 557 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. + 1 map (color: 78 x 117 cm, folded to 20.5 x 24 cm)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-534) and index. One map on folded leaf in pocket laid in
Contents Notes
Methods and instrumentation for exploring the ocean floor -- Ocean waves and associated currents / D.L. Inman -- Catastrophic waves and ocean currents -- Sediments : physical properties and mechanics of sedimentation / D.L. Inman -- Defining and classifying shorelines and sea coasts -- Beaches and related shore processes -- Continental shelves : topography and sediments -- Origin and history of the continental shelves -- Continental slopes -- Submarine canyons, deep channels, and other marine valleys -- Coral and other organic reefs -- Deep ocean floor topography -- Deep ocean deposits and stratigraphy -- Suboceanic layers and origin of the basins -- Mineralogy and chemistry of marine sedimentation / E.D. Goldberg -- Modern sediments and the interpretation of ancient sediments.