The Morphostructure of the Atlantic Ocean Floor [E-Book] : Its Development in the Meso-Cenozoic / by V. M. Litvin.
Litvin, V. M., (author)
Dordrecht : Springer, 1984
X, 172 p. online resource.
englisch
9789400962453
10.1007/978-94-009-6245-3
Oceanographic Sciences Library ; 19A
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Table of Contents:
  • Abstract
  • 1. Bathyography of the Atlantic Ocean Floor
  • 1. Principal Forms of Relief and Geomorphological Zoning of the Ocean Floor
  • 2. Continental Shelf
  • 3. Continental Slope
  • 4. Transition Zones
  • 5. Ocean Bed
  • 6. Mid-Oceanic Ridge
  • 7. Symmetry and Asymmetry of the Ocean Floor Relief
  • 2. The Structure of the Sedimentary Series and its Role in the Morphostructure of the Ocean Floor
  • 1. The General Structural Scheme of Sedimentary Series
  • 2. Sedimentary Cover of the Continental Margins and Foredeeps
  • 3. The Sedimentary Cover of Transition Zones
  • 4. The Sedimentary Cover of Oceanic Basins
  • 5. The Sedimentary Cover of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • 6. The Relationship of the Ocean Floor Relief with the Basement Relief and the Role of Sedimentary Cover in Relief Formatio
  • 3. The Structure of the Consolidated Crust and Anomalous Geophysical Fields of the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1. The Structure of the Earth’s Crust According to Seismic Data
  • 2. Geological Nature of the Seismic Layers of Consolidated Crust
  • 3. Magnetic Field Anomalies
  • 4. Gravity Anomalies
  • 5. Heat Flow Through the Ocean Floor
  • 4. Seismicity, Volcanism and Faults of the Atlantic Ocean Floor
  • 1. Seismicity
  • 2. Volcanism and its Role in the Formation of Ocean Floor Relief
  • 3. Faults
  • 5. Tectonic Movements and the Development of the Atlantic Ocean Floor Morphostructure in the Meso-Cenozoic
  • 1. Horizontal Tectonic Movement
  • 2. Vertical Tectonic Movements
  • 3. The Main Stages in the Development of Ocean Floor Morphostructure in the Meso-Cenozoic
  • References
  • Geographical Index.