Topographic features over the continental shelf off Visakhapatnam

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dc.contributor.author Rao, T.C.S.
dc.contributor.author Machado, T.
dc.contributor.author Murthy, K.S.R.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-04-30T09:57:10Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:52Z
dc.date.available 1995-04-30T09:57:10Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:52Z
dc.date.issued 1980
dc.identifier.citation Mahasagar, vol.13; 1980; 23-28
dc.identifier.issn 0542-0938
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6883
dc.description.abstract Continuous echosounding surveys have been carried out along sixteen profiles covering the entire continental shelf between Bheemunipatnam and Kutukonda. Over the inner shelf and mid-shelf the bottom topography is smooth and featureless. Between 70 m water depth and the continental shelfedge several interesting topographic features such as Terraces, Karstic structures associated with pinnacles and troughs and smooth dome shaped reef structures are recorded. The nature of these features and the composition of sediments of this area suggest that they represent the ancient beaches formed during the lower sea levels of pleistocene
dc.language en
dc.publisher Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography
dc.relation.ispartof Mahasagar
dc.relation.isreferencedby NON-SCI
dc.subject Geology and Geophysics
dc.subject.other pleistocene
dc.subject.other echosounder profiles
dc.subject.other echosounding
dc.subject.other continental shelves
dc.subject.other topographic features
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam
dc.title Topographic features over the continental shelf off Visakhapatnam
dc.type Journal Article


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