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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 32 (1948)

Issue: 12. (December)

First Page: 2316

Last Page: 2316

Title: Variations in History of Continental Shelves: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Paul Weaver

Article Type: Meeting abstract


Some students think of shelves as hinge lines, with the land side uplifted and the sea side downwarped. The author discusses contrasting types of shelves which are more properly erosion features and not tectonic in origin, especially those in the region of the Gulf of Mexico.

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