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The Chesapeake Bay Crater - a book by Poag, Wylie

The Chesapeake Bay Crater

Geology and Geophysics of a Late Eocene Submarine Impact Structure

The Chesapeake Bay Crater( )
Author: Poag, Wylie
Koeberl, Christian
Reimold, Wolf Uwe
Series title:Impact Studies
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $299.00
Book Description:

The authors have synthesized 16 years of geological and geophysical studies which document an 85-km-wide impact crater buried 500 m beneath Chesapeake Bay in south eastern Virginia, USA. In doing so, they have integrated extensive seismic reflection profiling and deep core drilling to analyze the structure, morphology, gravimetrics, sedimentology, petrology, geochemistry, and paleontology of this submarine structure. Of special interest are a detailed comparison with other...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Geology
Science / Earth Sciences / Sedimentology & Stratigraphy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:1.815 Pounds

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