Accession Number : AD0773464

Title :   Recent Sediments of the Central California Continental Shelf, Pillar Point to Pigeon Point. Part C. Interpretation and Summary of Results.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING LAB

Personal Author(s) : Wilde,P. ; Lee,J. ; Yancey,T. ; Glogozowski,M.

Report Date : OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 90

Abstract : Grain size, heavy mineral, and organic content analyses of 43 marine and 9 intertidal and fluvial samples plus data from 28 marine samples from a previous study by Sayles (1965) form the data interpretated in this report for the area landward of 90 meters depth (50 fathoms) from Pillar Point to Pigeon Point, California, between the Golden Gate and Monterey Bay. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Continental shelves, *Sedimentation, California, Grain size, Mineralogy, Marine geology, Climate, Pacific Ocean

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE