Knoll and Sediment Drift near Hudson Canyon

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Science  29 Sep 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3796, pp. 1552-1553
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3796.1552


A parallel-bedded accumulation of sediments forms a low ridge on the upcurrent side of a partially moated knoll. These sediments were deposited beneath a southwestward-flowing current where it is locally decelerated by the obstructing knoll.