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Depositional systems of active continental margin basins

Depositional systems of active continental margin basins

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Published by Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists in Los Angeles, Calif. (P.O. Box 10359, Bakersfield, CA 93389) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Congresses.,
  • Continental margins -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Robert G. Douglas, Ivan P. Colburn, Donn S. Gorsline.
    ContributionsDouglas, Robert G., Colburn, Ivan P., Gorsline, Donn S., Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists. Pacific Section.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE571 .D46 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3048005M
    LC Control Number82141369

    from continental to shallow water marine to marine slope gradients of erosional and depositional systems delivering sediments to the basin, climate throughout the erosional and earlier phases as rift basins and passive margin basins. Basins that form on active plate margins may have a highly varied. The maps are supplemented by a series of regional reference margin well and deep basin seismic cross sections. Major observations from this synthesis include: Interpretive depositional systems and paleogeography of the Gulf of Mexico basin during the early Pliocene depisode (Glob. alt. genetic sequence). Deposits of this episode are included in.

    53) Judge the following sentence according to the criteria given below: Continental slopes around the margins of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans are less than the global average slope BECAUSE they contain mostly passive continental margins. 53) _____ A) The assertion and the reason are both correct, and the reason is valid. However, such successions, traced towards the basin margin, tend to develop internal facies contrasts and evidence of significant erosion at bounding surfaces. We therefore use the term ‘parasequence’ for any scale of depositional sequence of higher frequency than the .

    Sequence stratigraphy is a branch of geology that attempts to subdivide and link sedimentary deposits into unconformity bound units on a variety of scales and explain these stratigraphic units in terms of variations in sediment supply and variations in the rate of change in accommodation space (relative sea level, the combination of eustatic sea level and tectonic subsidence). These kinds of tectonic features have been intensively studied, due to their substantial interest. This work presents a regional‐scale study of the poorly explored Lamu Basin DW‐FTB, a margin‐scale, gravity‐driven system extending for more than km along the continental passive margin of Kenya and southern Somalia (East Africa).


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