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abandonment facies association

A facies association formed under conditions of rising sea level, when clastic deposition has ceased and sediment is deposited very slowly.

abandonment facies association

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (5 ed.)

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2020

... facies association A facies association formed under conditions of rising sea level, when clastic deposition has ceased and sediment is deposited very...

abandonment facies association

abandonment facies association  

A facies association formed under conditions of rising sea level, when clastic deposition has ceased and sediment is deposited very slowly.
deep-water sediments

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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2003
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...had been deposited in shallow water basins. G. Evans Heezen, B. C. and Hollister, C. D. (1971) The face of the deep . Oxford University Press, New York. Walker, R. G. (1992) Turbidites and submarine fans. In Walker, R. G. , and James, N. P. (eds), Facies model , pp. 239–64. Geological Association of...

Palestine

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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... The incorporated animal bones are often those of large-to-medium mammals, probably indicating the scavenging activities of humans. At several cave sites in the Levant the Upper Acheulean is overlain by the lithic industry known as the Mugharan or Acheulo-Yabrudian tradition. One facies of this entity contains thick scrapers of various shapes, including canted and transverse forms (known as Yabrudian); the second, together with the scrapers, has varying frequencies of often small, oval, or pointed bifaces (called Acheulean); and the third is dominated by blades...

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