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Penecontemporaneous Deformation Structures

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Abstract

Penecontemporaneous deformation structures comprise disturbed, distorted, or deformed sedimentary layers produced by inorganic agencies. These features have been formed at the time of or very shortly after deposition of sediment, but in any case, before the consolidation of sediment. Generally, such deformation features are of local character, being primarily confined to a single bed within undeformed beds.

Keywords

Sand Layer Flame Structure Intertidal Flat Load Structure Slump Structure 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Meeresgeologie und MeeresbiologieSenckenbergWilhelmshavenW. Germany
  2. 2.Department of GeologyLucknow UniversityLucknowIndia

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