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RocksA Very Short Introduction

Rocks: A Very Short Introduction  

Jan Zalasiewicz

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792588
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725190.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198725190
A Very Short Introduction
3. Ocean floor

3. Ocean floor  

Dorrik Stow

in Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Jul 2017
eISBN: 
9780191782428
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199655076.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199655076
3. Ocean floor , is the longest of these, and closely linked with the cycle of the rocks, from continent to ocean to the Earth’s interior and back. The flux of sedimentary materials into and through the oceans is complex, at times sudden and catastrophic, otherwise slow and continuous. This chapter examines the morphology of the ocean floor, its composition, sediment cover, and cycles of change.

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