National Science Foundation / University of California, 1976. Hardcover. Item #49176
Leg 33 of the Deep Sea Drilling Project was the fourth of five cruises planned for the 1973-1974 drilling program of the Glomar Challenger in the Pacific. The main purpose of this leg was to investigate the geologic history of one of the linear submarine ridge and island chain systems that have given rise to much speculation regarding "Hot Spots." 973 pages with reports and studies by numerous researchers. Part I, Site Reports; Part II, Paleontological Studies; Part III, Chemical, Petrological, and Geophysical Studies; Part IV, Geological Studies in Line Islands; Part V, Geologic Studies, Manihiki Plateau. Includes core samples, maps, photographs, references and index. Map endpapers plus three folded maps in the rear pocket. Small stamp on the front endpaper. A fine copy.