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By E. Schumann, E. Schumann

Mendacity alongside the japanese seaboard of South Africa, the province of Natal has many very important institutions with the sea. there's a massive wealth of knowledge on hand, awarded by means of experts from academia and state-funded study agencies. hence, this quantity offers the reader with a wide and thorough evaluation of the oceanography of this crucial area of the Southern African beach. This quantity might be of curiosity to a large viewers of oceanographers, marine geologists, and geographers

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DAVIES, T A , W W HAY, J R SOUTHA Man d T R WORSLEY (1977) . Estimate s o f Cenozoi c oceani c sedimentatio n rates . Science , 197 , 53-55 . DEACON , H J (1966) . Th e datin g o f th e Nahoo n footprints Africa n Journa l o f Science , 62 , 111-113 . Sout h DE SWARDT , A M J an d G BENNET T (1974) . Structura l an d physiographi c developmen t o f Nata l sinc e th e Lat e Jurassic . Transaction s o f th e Geologica l Societ y o f Sout h Africa , 77 , 309-322 . DINGLE , R V (1980) . Larg e allochthonou s sedimen t masse s an d thei r rol e i n th e constructio n o f th e continenta l slop e an d ris e of f southwester n Africa .

R o f 5, t o lo w sea-levels I n Natal , d i n Cretaceous-Recen n int o account , t y an d Davies , suggeste time s 1979) , d tha t rate s var y an d tha t hig h rate s i n th e ocea n basin s ar e relate d . moder n river se a (Flemming , s worldwid e sho w tha t phase s o f fas t Subsequen t wor k (Worsle whic h too k sedimen t compactio by a facto g site n hav e alternate 1981 , s suppl y larg e quantitie an d Chapte r 3) . s o f sedimen t t o th e Th e present-da y averag e _2 denudationa l rat e fo r th e eas t coas t drainag e basi n i s 21 5 tonne s k m , an unexceptiona l rat e fo r Afric a (Walling , 1984) .

Natland , 1978 ; e o f th e Agulha s Current . 2) . l shel f (Chapte r 3 ) an d i n th e Nata l Valle Initia Jenkyns , e o f th e Nata l continenta y Curren t Goodlad , 15 0 k m e a t th e bas e o f th e crus t an d anomal y ma y b e th e caus e o f renewe d subsidenc The e (a t n d tha t a d ove r th e hot-spot Palaeo-Oceanograph a ma y hav e d tha t th e Africa Hartnad y (1985 ) ha s suggeste t resulte . (Marti n an d t o f "high " Afric Smit h (1982 ) suggeste continen t move d ove r a hea t anomal y i n th e asthenospher hot-spo t c D e Sward t an d Bennett , 1974) , th e 3 00 0 m occurre d b y tw o mechanisms .

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