Lower Cretaceous sediment from the East Antarctic continental shelf

@article{Domack1980LowerCS,
  title={Lower Cretaceous sediment from the East Antarctic continental shelf},
  author={Eugene W. Domack and William W. Fairchild and John B. Anderson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1980},
  volume={287},
  pages={625-626}
}
  • Eugene W. Domack, William W. Fairchild, John B. Anderson
  • Published in Nature 1980
  • Geology
  • Except for a few localities along the Antarctic Peninsula, on Alexander and Livingston Islands (Fig. 1), there are no known outcrops of Cretaceous sedimentary rocks in Antarctica1. Thus, little is known concerning the palaeogeography and palaeoclimatology of Antarctica during the Cretaceous period. During Operation Deep Freeze 1979 to the George V–Adelie coast East Antarctica, a 40-cm long piston core, DF 79-38, was recovered which contains abundant palynomorphs of early Cretaceous age. Core 38… CONTINUE READING

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