Shaping of the Continental Rise by Deep Geostrophic Contour Currents

@article{Heezen1966ShapingOT,
  title={Shaping of the Continental Rise by Deep Geostrophic Contour Currents},
  author={Bruce Charles Heezen and Charles D. Hollister and William F. Ruddiman},
  journal={Science},
  year={1966},
  volume={152},
  pages={502 - 508}
}
Geostrophic contour-following bottom currents involved in the deep thermohaline circulation of the world ocean appear to be the principal agents which control the shape of the continental rise and other sediment bodies. 
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