Seismic Refraction Profile in Coral Sea Basin

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Science  17 Nov 1967:
Vol. 158, Issue 3803, pp. 911-913
DOI: 10.1126/science.158.3803.911


A refraction profile near the south edge of Coral Sea Basin shows sediments, "second layer," and oceanic crust all thicker than normal for an oceanic station; normal mantle lies at a depth of 19 kilometers.