SEDIMENT SIZE DISTRIBUTION PROFILE ON THE CONTINENTAL SHELF OFF NEW JERSEY1

Authors


  • 1

    Lamont Geological Observatory Contribution No. 959.

  • Bell Telephone Laboratories, Chester, N.J., (U.S.A.)

SUMMARY

A series of samples from the continental shelf off New Jersey reveals a continuous surface layer of fine sand overlying a variety of sediment type. Ripples and shell debris suggest the fine sand is reworked and is in adjustment with the present shelf environment.

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