Accession Number:

ADA018066

Title:

Preliminary LIBEC/FAMOUS Cruise Results.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-09-29

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE