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Geology of continental shelf, Onslow Bay, North Carolina, as revealed by submarine outcrops ( USA).

January 1, 1982

Lithologic and stratigraphic data from rocks dredged from the continental shelf off Onslow Bay, North Carolina, provide surface control for seismic studies of the southeastern United States continental margin and help to explain the distribution of potentially economic phosphate-rich sediments on this shelf. Outcropping Miocene rocks in this area indicate that the region has long been a positive geologic feature and has received relatively little Pliocene and Pleistocene sedimentation. -from Authors

Citation Information

Publication Year 1982
Title Geology of continental shelf, Onslow Bay, North Carolina, as revealed by submarine outcrops ( USA).
DOI
Authors B. W. Blackwelder, Ian G. Macintyre, O. H. Pilkey
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin
Series Number
Index ID 70011781
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization