Accession Number : AD0655706

Title :   ORIGIN OF THE CRIMEA AND BLACK SEA.

Descriptive Note : Technical translation,

Corporate Author : AERONAUTICAL CHART AND INFORMATION CENTER ST LOUIS MO LINGUISTIC SECTION

Personal Author(s) : Kovalevskii,S. A.

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : It is generally assumed that the Crimean mountains represent the remnants of a large mountain structure-anticlinorium, similar to the Caucasus Mountains, destroyed during the formation of the Black Sea basin. Many geologists considered the Black Sea to be an area where the larger part of the Crimean anticlinorium was buried. Therefore they tried to find in the relief of the sea bottom traces of sunken mountains. However, such research provided no positive data, while recent geological works with the use of more and more perfect methods of rock analysis, detailed survey and abyssal boring, together with high level geophysical investigations discovered many structural details of Crimea and the Black Sea bottom, which cast a new light upon objects and facts which were considered to be already well known.

Descriptors :   (*BLACK SEA, *GEOLOGY), (*OCEAN BOTTOM, *MOUNTAINS), ROCK, GEOPHYSICS, STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, LIMESTONE, REEFS, ANOMALIES, SEDIMENTARY ROCK, MINERALS, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, VOLCANOES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE