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Morphology and evolution of drowned carbonate terraces during the last two interglacial cycles, off Hilo, NE Hawaii

Puga-Bernabeu, Angel; Webster, Jody Michael; Braga, Juan; Clague, D; Dutton, Andrea; Eggins, Stephen; Fallon, Stewart; Jacobsen, Geraldine; Paduan, Jennifer; Potts, Donald C

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The eastern side of Hawaii Island is a rapidly subsiding margin dominated by drowned carbonate platforms. We present detailed bathymetric and backscatter data, remotely operated vehicle and submersible observations, sedimentological and 14C accelerator mass spectrometry and U/Th age data from seven submerged terraces (H7, H2a-d, H1a-b) in water depths between 1100 and 25m off Hilo, north-eastern Hawaii. The main carbonate deposits on these terraces are coral deposits, rhodolith beds, coralline...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103383
Source: Marine Geology
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.10.016

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