David B. Prior, Brian D. Bornhold, James M. Coleman, William R. Bryant; Morphology of a submarine slide, Kitimat Arm, British Columbia. Geology ; 10 (11): 588–592. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1982)10<588:MOASSK>2.0.CO;2
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A digitally acquired, scale-corrected side-scan sonar survey yielded high-resolution imagery of a submarine landslide in British Columbia. The landslide, in a fjord-head setting at Kitimat, was last active in 1975 and created a wide area of deformed sea floor. The sediment failure involved shallow rotational movements on the slopes of a fjord-head delta, marginal tearing, translational sliding, compressional folding, and block gliding of fjord-bottom marine clays. The slide is shallow and elongate and appears to have been produced by failure in mobile, low-strength sediments.