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Tidal Deposits pp 315-323 | Cite as

Ordovician Tidalites in the Unmetamorphosed Sedimentary Fill of the Brent Meteorite Crater,Ontario

  • F. W. Beales
  • G. P. Lozej

Abstract

The term “tidal zone” as used here includes areas of the windtidal flat that are intermittently, perhaps only rarely, flooded by marine water. It is one of the most precisely definable bathymetric zones in a stratigraphic sequence, and we argue that this contention is further supported by our studies of the sedimentary fill of a terrestrial meteorite crater, the Brent Crater, Ontario (lat. 46°04′ N; long. 78º29′ W).

Keywords

Tidal Flat Dolomitic Limestone Tidal Zone Crater Wall Desiccation Crack 
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Reference

  1. Dence, M. R. 1968. Shock zoning at Canadian craters: Petrography and structural implications. In French, B. M., and Short, N. M., eds., Shock Metamorphism of Natural Materials. Baltimore, Mono Book Corp., pp. 339–362.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1975

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  • F. W. Beales
  • G. P. Lozej

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