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Manganese Deposition and Deep Water Movements in the Caribbean

Abstract

IN the course of a study of the chemical composition of certain deep-sea cores, particular attention has been paid to one such core (A 179–4) collected south-west of Hispaniola in 2,965 m. at lat. 16° 36′ N., long. 74° 48′ W. in the Caribbean and subjected by Emiliani1 to oxygen-18: oxygen-16 palæothermometry.

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    Emiliani, C., J. Geol., 63, 538 (1955): cf. Ericson, D. B., and Wollin, G., Micropaleontol., 2, 257 (1956); Emiliani, C., Science, 125, 383 (1957).

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    Goldberg, E., J. Geol., 62, 249 (1954).

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    Cooper, L. H. N., J. Mar. Res., 14, 347 (1955). Dietrich, G., Dtsch. Hydrogr. Z., 9, 78 (1956).

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