Reports

Geomorphology and Sediment Stability of a Segment of the U.S. Continental Slope off New Jersey

Science  27 Feb 1981:
Vol. 211, Issue 4485, pp. 935-937
DOI: 10.1126/science.211.4485.935

Abstract

The morphology of complex deposits of Pleistocene sediments covering the upper continental slope between Lindenkohl Canyon and South Toms Canyon results from both depositional and erosional processes. Small slump or slide features were detected primarily on the flanks of canyons or valleys and were observed to occur only within Pleistocene-aged sediments. Eocene to Miocene sediments are exposed over much of the mid- and lower slope in this area.

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