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FY 1969

Fossil deep-sea channel on the Aleutian abyssal plain

Grim, P.J., and F.P. Naugler

Science, 163, 383–386, doi: 10.1126/science.163.3865.383 (1969)

The discovery of a leveed deep-sea channel whose axial gradient reverses near the Aleutian trench supports the hypothesis that the downbowing of the trench interrupted the turbidity current processes that constructed the Aleutian abyssal plain.

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