Late Quaternary glacigenic contourite, debris flow and turbidite process interaction in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, NW European continental margin

  title={Late Quaternary glacigenic contourite, debris flow and turbidite process interaction in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, NW European continental margin},
  author={Maxine C. Akhurst and Dorrik A. V. Stow and Martyn S. Stoker},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Memoirs},
  pages={73 - 84}
Abstract The Faroe-Shetland Channel is an important conduit or gateway for the southward flow of cold bottom waters formed in the Norwegian Sea. This Norwegian Sea Overflow Water (NSOW) finds several spillover channels across the Wyville-Thomson Ridge, eventually descending into the northern Rockall Trough and Iceland Basin. The Neogene channel floor succession predominantly displays a broad sheeted drift geometry. Bottom current scours and channels were apparently inherited from an episode of… 

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