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Unformatted text preview: sediments in the top of the core will be like. Question 3: A layer of biogenic sediments sandwiched between two layers of abyssal clay (see image). The top of the layer is dated at 10 million years while the bottom of the layer is 16.5 million years. What would the sedimentation rate be? Question 4: Assume the biogenic sediments can only be deposited under the equatorial high productivity belt 325 km in width, and the mid ocean ridge is spreading parallel the equator. What would the sea floor spreading rate be?...
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