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0 (D fQ (/) ""' 0 5 1 rI» rt' 0 0 .. X E ::::s z g 'f3 - "' t» .. G) J:l � , (D ""' 0 (D :I 0 1000 Distance From Coast (Km) 2000 Figure 11-Graph of iceberg population versus degree of latitude (from Morgan and Budd, 1978). r0 :I cp Hazards to Antarctic Exploration and Production 39 +sso s 180' Figure 12-Generalized long-term iceberg drift trajectory. Icebergs from East Antarctica tend to be concentrated by the East Wind Drift in the Weddell Sea. Moving to the north, away from the coast, there is a rapid decrease in the iceberg population density near 65° S.

The stacking pattern of these high­ stand/interglacial and lowstand/ glacial maximum systems tracts provides the basis for a simple sequence stratigraphy. 3. Relative ages of the sequences deposited on the forearc margin of the South Shetland Islands and the rifted backarc margin of the Bransfield Basin suggest that subsidence of the forearc, possibly due to slowing or cessation of ridge­ driven subduction, predated backarc rifting. 4. 8 Ma third-order global cycles of Haq et al. (1987). 5. The Bransfield Basin is segmented longitudinally into three subbasins which differ in width, depth, and structural style.

Palmer, 1974, A fossil marginal basin in the southern Andes: Nature 250, p. 291-294. Davey, F. , 1972, Marine gravity measurements in Bransfield Strait and adjacent areas, in R. J. , Antarctic Geol­ ogy and Geophysics: Oslo, Universitetsforlaget, p. 39-46. DeMaster, D. , T. M. Nelson, C. A. Nittrouer and S. L. Hard­ en, 1987, Biogenic silica and organic carbon accumulation in modern Bransfield Strait sediments: Antarctic Journal of the United States, v. 22. 1987 Review Issue, p. 108-110. Dunbar, R.

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