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Arctic paleo-oceanography in late cenozoic time

January 1, 1970

Sediment cores from the Arctic Ocean yield significant faunal and lithologic evidence of alternating cold and milder periods for the last 6 million years. Although high-latitude continental glaciation commenced prior to 6 million years ago, the Arctic Ocean remained free of permanent pack ice up to approximately 0.7 million years ago, after which successive ice-covered and ice-free conditions existed.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1970
Title Arctic paleo-oceanography in late cenozoic time
DOI
Authors Y. Herman
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Series Number
Index ID 70010138
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization