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The Crati Submarine Fan, Ionian Sea

Geo-Marine Letters

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DOI: 10.1007/BF02462450

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Abstract

The Crati Fan is located in the tectonically active submerged extension of the Apennines chain and foretrough. The small fan system is growing in a relatively shallow (200 to 450 m), elongate nearshore basin receiving abundant input from the Crati River. The fan is characterized by a short, steep, channelized section (inner or upper fan) and a smooth, slightly bulging distal section (outer or lower fan). The numerous subparallel channels head in the shelf or littoral zone and do not form branching distributary patterns. Sand and mud depositional lobes of the outer fan stretch over more than 60% of fan length. ?? 1984 Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
The Crati Submarine Fan, Ionian Sea
Series title:
Geo-Marine Letters
DOI:
10.1007/BF02462450
Volume
3
Issue:
2-4
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag
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Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
71
Last page:
77