Fossil Deep-Sea Channel on the Aleutian Abyssal Plain

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Science  24 Jan 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3865, pp. 383-386
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3865.383


The discovery of a leveed deep-sea channel whose axial gradient reverses near the Aleutian trench supports the hypothesis that the downbowing of the trench interrupted the turbidity current processes that constructed the Aleutian abyssal plain.