Accession Number:

AD0429390

Title:

CONTINUOUS CORES OF BAHAMIAN CALCAREOUS SANDS MADE BY VIBRODRILLING,

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Corporate Author:

YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CT

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Report Date:

1963-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Vibrodrilling equipment that was operated from a slightly modified, shallow-draft, LCVP landing craft and used to collect continuous cores of Bahamian calcareous sands 3 inches in diameter that ranged in length from 4 to 10 feet is described. The cores contain an undisturbed record of the primary sedimentary structures, fabric, and stratigraphy of the recent sediments all holes bottomed on Pleistocene limestone that lies disconformably below. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE