1. Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 62, North Central Pacific Ocean: Introduction, Cruise Narrative, Principal Results, and Explanatory Notes


The Pacific is the world's largest ocean. Although the oldest recovered oceanic basement is probably only of Jurassic age (or perhaps somewhat older; Fig. 1; Fischer et al., 1970), the Pacific's geologic history can be traced to the Paleozoic and early Mesozoic Panthalassa, but traces of its early pre-Jurassic history must now be sought along the remains of… (More)


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