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Volume: 61 (1977)

Issue: 11. (November)

First Page: 2004

Last Page: 2009

Title: Exotic Middle Miocene Sediment from Cape Verde Rise and Its Relation to Piercement Structures: GEOLOGIC NOTES

Author(s): Robert W. Embley (2), Robert D. Jacobi (3)

Abstract:

A clast of early middle Miocene sediment was recovered in a piston core on the lower Cape Verde Rise. The core was taken in one of a series of slightly elevated patches of seafloor which appear to be the surface expression of piercement structures. The mechanism which emplaced the exotic Miocene inclusion within 3 m of the seafloor probably is related to the intrusion tectonics of the underlying piercement structures although the possibility of its arrival at the present site by a mass flow from upslope cannot be eliminated as an alternative.

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