Accession Number : AD0729422

Title :   Bathymetric Atlas of the Northcentral Pacific Ocean,

Corporate Author : SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Menard,H. W. ; Chase,T. E.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 80

Abstract : The atlas contains 74 bathymetric charts covering the Northcentral Pacific Ocean between 4 degrees S and 62 degrees N latitude and between 160 degrees E and 140 degrees W longitude. Sea floor relief is shown by means of 200 fathom contours based on a mean sound velocity of 4800 feet/second. Where sufficient data permits, the 100 and 20 fathom contours are shown. Principal sounding lines used in compilation and analysis of the sea floor relief are indicated by a subdued grey overprint on each chart. The scale of the charts is approximately 1:4,500,000. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PACIFIC OCEAN, OCEAN BOTTOM), (*OCEAN BOTTOM, MAPPING), ECHO RANGING, DEPTH FINDING, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE