Accession Number : AD0759068

Title :   Coarse-Grained Sedimentation on a Braided Outwash Fan, Northeast Gulf of Alaska.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST COASTAL RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Boothroyd,Jon C.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 142

Abstract : The paper describes the morphology, sediments, and sedimentary structures of the coarse-grained portion of a braided outwash fan, interprets processes of deposition, and gives criteria for recognition of similar sediments in the rock record. The specific subject area is the Scott Glacier outwash fan, located in the Copper River Delta area of the northeastern Gulf of Alaska.

Descriptors :   (*SEDIMENTATION, *ALASKA GULF), GRAVEL, GRAIN SIZE, TERRAIN

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE