Preliminary LIBEC/FAMOUS Cruise Results.
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C
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Analysis of 4882 LIBECLIght BEhind Camera photographs from the Project FAMOUS French-American Mid-Ocean Undersea Study median rift valley reveal linear features and bottom surface types. The distribution of the strike of linear fissures and steps on the flat valley floor tends to cluster at N-20 deg E the local strike of the valley. The high topography at the valley axis is dominated by thinly sedimented pillow lava on scarp shoulders and by talus on and at the base of steep surfaces. Author
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography