Holocene limestones of part of the western continental shelf of India

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dc.contributor.author Nair, R.R.
dc.contributor.author Hashimi, N.H.
dc.contributor.author Guptha, M.V.S.
dc.date.accessioned 1997-11-27T09:57:05Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:46:46Z
dc.date.available 1997-11-27T09:57:05Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:46:46Z
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the Geological Society of India, vol.20(1); 1979; 17-23
dc.identifier.issn 0016-7622
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/5219
dc.description.abstract Dredging on the western continental shelf of India has shown that the most common rock types outcropping on the irregular topography of the outer shelf (70-90 m) are algal limestones and shelly limestones containing superficial ooids and pelletoids, while those on te upper continental slope (130-180 m) are algal bryozoan limestones. The limestones have a radiocarbon age ranging between 9,000 and 11,000 years. Depositional environmental on the continental shelf during the Holocene appears to be characterised by shallow waters in association with lagoon-barrier beach environment
dc.language en
dc.publisher Geological Society of India
dc.relation.ispartof J Geol Soc India
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Geology and Geophysics
dc.subject Oceanography and Limnology
dc.subject.other continental shelves
dc.subject.other limestone
dc.subject.other sedimentary rocks
dc.subject.other oolites
dc.subject.other holocene
dc.subject.other sedimentary environments
dc.subject.other ISW, India, West Coast
dc.title Holocene limestones of part of the western continental shelf of India
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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