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Micropaleontology of a Miocene Core from the Western Tropical Pacific

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Title:Micropaleontology of a Miocene Core from the Western Tropical Pacific
Authors:Resig, Johnanna M.
Ling, Hsin Y.
Stadum, Carol J.
Date Issued:Oct 1970
Publisher:University of Hawai'i Press
Citation:Resig JM, Ling HY, Stadum CJ. 1970. Micropaleontology of a Miocene core from the western tropical Pacific. Pac Sci 24(4): 421-432.
Abstract:In January 1968, members of the Hawaii
Institute of Geophysics recovered a sediment
core (S67-31) 110 cm long from the western
tropical Pacific at 05°03.5'N, 166°56.2'E (Fig.
1). The sediment was cored by free-fall device
in a water depth of 4,795 meters. This corer
caused relatively little disturbance to the sedimentary
layers of the core, which consist of thin
Quaternary deposits overlying Miocene with
well-preserved radiolarian assemblages. The
microfaunal sequence is documented herein.
Appears in Collections: Pacific Science Volume 24, Number 4, 1970

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