Accession Number : AD0844368
Title : Crustal Structure of the Northeast Indian Ocean.
Descriptive Note : Informal rept.
Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS
Report Date : OCT 1968
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : Seismic reflection and refraction measurements indicate that four separate velocity layers exist above the mantle in this area. Their combined thickness ranges from 4 to 8 km. The Mohorovicic Discontinuity occurs at a depth of 9.3 km. above sea level in several of the seismic sections shown. (Author)
Descriptors : (*OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, INDIAN OCEAN), STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY, THICKNESS, SEISMIC WAVES, REFLECTION, SEDIMENTATION, REFRACTION, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, DEPTH FINDING, SEA WATER, VOLCANOES, BASALT, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, MOHOROVICIC DISCONTINUITY, VELOCITY.
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE