Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossils from Broken Ridge and Ninetyeast Ridge, supplement to: Resiwati, Purtyasti (1991): Upper Cretaceous calcareous nannofossils from Broken Ridge and Ninetyeast Ridge, Indian Ocean. In: Weissel, J; Peirce, J; Taylor, E; et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 121, 141-170

Purtyasti Resiwati
Drilling at Broken Ridge and Ninetyeast Ridge during Ocean Drilling Program Leg 121 yielded thick sections of Upper Cretaceous nannofossil-bearing sediments including calcareous chalk, limestone with chert, and volcanic ash.The upper Campanian to Maestrichtian assemblages from Broken Ridge are austral in nature, containing many of the endemic Southern Ocean forms observed from the Falkland Plateau, Weddell Sea, and the Kerguelen Plateau. The absence of the Lithraphidites praequadratus-L. quadratus lineage and significant overlap of the first-appearance...
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