Sedimentary fill of the Chile Trench (32–46°S): volumetric distribution and causal factors

@article{Vlker2013SedimentaryFO,
  title={Sedimentary fill of the Chile Trench (32–46°S): volumetric distribution and causal factors},
  author={David V{\"o}lker and Jacob Geersen and Eduardo Contreras‐Reyes and Christian Reichert},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={170},
  pages={723 - 736}
}
The Chile Trench of the convergent continental margin of Central Chile is a sediment-filled basin that stretches over 1500 km in a north–south direction. The sediment fill reflects latitudinal variations in climate as well as in the morphology and geology of Chile, but also of sediment transport processes to the trench and within the trench. We try to untangle these signals by calculating the total volume and the latitudinal volume distribution of trench sediments and by relating this… 

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