Littoral of the Northeastern United States: Late Quaternary Warping

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Science  07 Jun 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3832, pp. 1110-1112
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3832.1110


Isobases constructed from recently published data are strikingly parallel to both the edge of the continental shelf off the northeastern United States and the Fall Zone. Our analyses suggest that the downwarping recorded by these isobases may be explained by Daly's hypothesis of a collapsing peripheral or marginal "bulge."

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