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Analyses of high-resolution seismic profiles have revealed the presence of a well-defined, massive submarine slide located at the north end of the Kayak Trough in the northern Gulf of Alaska. This slide is about 18 km long and 15 km wide, has a volume of about 5.9 km3, and has moved down a 1 ° slope. Sediment from the upper 2 m of the slide consists of low-strength, greenish-gray clayey silt. Morphologically this slide is a classic example, with a well-preserved pull-apart scarp in the headward regions, a well-developed toe, disrupted internal bedding, and hummocky surface topography....

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