Abstract

Twenty-two directional-current indicators show that gravity-driven paleocurrents which deposited the Mesozoic Cumberland Bay Series of South Georgia moved laterally southward and northward into the trough of deposition; some longitudinal flow is also indicated. It is suggested that the northern source was a portion of the South American continent, in proximity to South Georgia before disruption of the Andean-West Antarctic trend sometime after the Early Cretaceous.

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