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Depositional history, nannofossil biostratigraphy, and correlation of Argo Abyssal Plain Sites 765 and 261

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Julie A. Dumoulin, and Paul R. Bown, 1992, Depositional history, nannofossil biostratigraphy, and correlation of Argo Abyssal Plain Sites 765 and 261: Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results, v. 123.

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Sediments from the Argo Abyssal Plain (AAP), northwest of Australia, are the oldest known from the Indian Ocean and were recovered from ODP Site 765 and DSDP Site 261. New biostratigraphic and sedimentologic data from these sites, as well as reinterpretations of earlier findings, indicate that basal sediments at both localities are of Late Jurassic age and delineate a history of starved sedimentation punctuated by periodic influx of calcareous pelagic turbidites.Biostratigraphy and correlation of Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous sediments is based largely on calcareous nannofossils. Both sites yielded variably preserved nannofossil successions ranging from Tithonian to Hauterivian at Site 765 and Kimmeridgian to Hauterivian at Site [...]

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local-index unknown 70187311
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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.123.156.1992
series unknown Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results

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journalProceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results
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languageEnglish
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