Accession Number : AD0694945

Title :   INFLUENCE OF CONTINENTAL DRIFT ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF TERTIARY BENTHONIC FORAMINIFERA IN THE CARIBBEAN AND MEDITERRANEAN REGIONS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Berggren,W. A. ; Phillips,J. D.

Report Date : AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 103

Abstract : A marked degree of similarity exists between the benthonic foraminiferal faunas of the Mediterranean and Caribbean regions from the Paleocene-Early Miocene. The stratigraphic ranges and geographic distribution of several groups of benthonic foraminifera are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN BOTTOM, DRIFT), (*FORAMINIFERA, DISTRIBUTION), STRATIGRAPHY, CONTINENTAL SHELVES, OROGENY, DEPOSITS, PALEONTOLOGY, ATLANTIC OCEAN, GEOLOGIC AGE DETERMINATION

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE