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Doklady Earth Sciences

, Volume 431, Issue 2, pp 435–440 | Cite as

New data on the structure of the Vitoria-Trindade seamount chain (western Brazil basin, South Atlantic)

  • S. G. Skolotnev
  • A. A. Peyve
  • N. N. Turko
Geology

Abstract

In 2008, during cruise 24 of the R/V Akademik Vavilov, much of our research work was focused on the central segment (Jaseur and Davis seamounts, Dogaressa Bank) of the Vitoria-Trindade seamount chain (west of the Brazil basin) extending along 20.5° S. Work was conducted to survey the upper part of the sedimentary cover and to perform subbottom profiling. The samples dredged on the seamount slopes are represented by volcanites and Fe-Mn crusts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. G. Skolotnev
    • 1
  • A. A. Peyve
    • 1
  • N. N. Turko
    • 1
  1. 1.Geological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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