Age determination of sediment cores from the shelf off Mauretania, West Africa, supplement to: Einsele, Gerhard; Elouard, P; Herm, D; Kögler, Friedrich-Christian; Schwarz, Hans Joachim (1977): Source and biofacies of late Quaternary sediments in relation to sea level on the shelf off Mauritania, West-Africa. Meteor Forschungsergebnisse, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Reihe C Geologie und Geophysik, Gebrüder Bornträger, Berlin, Stuttgart, C26, 1-43


The 60 km wide shelf off Mauritania is cut by several submarine canyons. Its water-circulation is controlled by the cool Canary current and upwelling.

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Creator Herm, D;Schwarz, Hans Joachim;Elouard, P;Kögler, Friedrich-Christian;Einsele, Gerhard
Publisher PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science
Publication Year 1977
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC-BY)
Language English
Resource Type Supplementary Collection of Datasets
Format application/zip
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (18N-19N,16W-16W)
Temporal Point 1971-11-26T11:59:59Z