Descriptions of 104 gravity and piston sediment cores from POLARSTERN expedition ARK-VIII/3 to the Arctic Ocean, supplement to: Fütterer, Dieter K (1992): ARCTIC 91: Die Expedition ARK-VIII/3 mit FS Polarstern 1991 (ARCTIC 91: The Expedition ARK-VIII/3 of RV Polarstern in 1991). Berichte zur Polarforschung = Reports on Polar Research, 107, 267 pp

Dieter K Fütterer &
Sediment descriptions and lithostratigraphy (chapter 6.4)NANSEN BASINThe upperrnost 20-50 cm of sedirnents in the Nansen Basin norrnally cornprise soft dark brown, brown-grayish and brown clay. Except for the toprnost clay, the four piston cores retrieved, contained quite different lithologies: a rnuddy diarnicton with outsized clasts (PS2157-6), sandy-silt beds alternating with clay beds (PS2159-6), and silty clay beds of brownish and grayish colours (PS2161-3). Core PS2208-3 was retrieved frorn a plateau on a searnount. The plateau...
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