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The Great Barrier Reef: The chronological record from a new borehole

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A new borehole, 210 mbsf (meters below sea floor) deep, drilled in Ribbon Reef 5 on the Great Barrier Reef off Cooktown, NE Australia, reveals a shallowing-upwards succession, the younger part of which is punctuated by a series of erosion surfaces. Nine depositional units have been defined by lithological changes and are numbered sequentially from the base of the hole upwards. A minostratigraphy, magnetostratigraphy, radiocarbon dating, uranium series dating, and modeling together with stront...

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10.1306/091603740298

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Earth Sciences
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JOURNAL OF SEDIMENTARY RESEARCH More from this journal
Volume:
74
Issue:
2
Pages:
298-310
Publication date:
2004-03-01
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ISSN:
1527-1404
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:82467
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uuid:fb023ee4-fdc6-45bd-aec0-da75b4e8a856
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pubs:82467
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82467
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2012-12-19

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