Surging Versus Continuous Turbidity Currents: Flow Dynamics and Deposits in an Experimental Intraslope Minibasin

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Lamb, Michael P.; Hickson, Thomas; Marr, Jeffrey G.; Sheets, Ben; Paola, Chris; Parker, Gary;
(2004)
  • Publisher: Society for Sedimentary Geology

Small intraslope basins (~100 km^2), or "minibasins," such as those found on the continental slope of the Gulf of Mexico, have been filled predominantly by turbidity currents. Each minibasin is the result of local subsidence and is partially or completely isolated from ... View more
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