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However, his view that the oceans are fault valleys floored by sunken continents
is clearly incompatible with drift. Indeed, this ... surface elevations that the ocean
floors consist of denser and more iron-rich rock than do the continents. To him ...
(1929; Eng. trans., The Origins of Continents and Oceans, 1966), a clear
exposition of ideas and principles, although geodetic ... (1883-1909), source
book for Suess's ideas on Gondwanaland and foundering of ocean floors, plus
An episode of erosion followed at the close of the Mesozoic, and this resulted in
turbidite deposition in the deep ocean and an unconformity within the terrace with
respect to the later Tertiary sediment. The northern and western margin of Iberia ...
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