Coastal plain and fluvial deposits in the Tertiary of central and northern Spain
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Published by Geologisch Instituut der Rijksuniversiteit in Utrecht .
Written in English

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  • Geology - Spain

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Pagination135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22031903M
ISBN 109071577775

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The following description was published in RI76 Stratigraphy, Correlation, and Depositional Environments of the Middle to Late Pleistocene Interglacial Deposits of Southern Delaware, Ramsey, K.W., The Assawoman Bay Group consists of the well-sorted sands, silts, and clays of the Omar, Ironshire, and Sinepuxent Formations found adjacent to and inland of the Atlantic Coast of Delaware and. The oldest deposits seen on the Coastal Plain (Cretaceous) record the story of eroded sediments transported by rivers to the coast and are found along the inner edge of the region (Figure ). Cretaceous sediments are also found on Martha’s Vineyard at Gay Head Cliff, uplifted and pushed forward by the ice sheet during the Quaternary. Coastal Plain. The coastal plain consists of a flat lying lowland area crossed by fluvial, or in deltaic areas, distributary channels. They act as the main transport routes of sediment to the sea. The upper, fluvial-dominated parts of the delta plain (upper coastal plain) may give way to a tidally influenced regime near delta mouth (lower coastal plain) with tidal distributary channels and. The sequence is deposited in an alluvial plain setting, mainly covered by overbank deposits and some aggrading fluvial channel deposits. Aerial photographs draped over a digital elevation model (DEM), combined with lateral tracing in the field, were used to map the organization of larger-scaled braided channels and to define a regional.

The geology of the Iberian Peninsula consists of the study of the rock formations on the Iberian Peninsula, which includes Spain, Portugal, Andorra, and peninsula contains rocks from every geological period from the Ediacaran to the Quaternary, and many types of rock are -class mineral deposits are also found there.. The core of the Iberian Peninsula . > Coastal Plain - SEPM Strata. / gipaz. Coastal Plain - SEPM Strata. Coastal plain and fluvial deposits in the tertiary of central. Michelle N. Shiers, Nigel P. Mountney, David M. Hodgson and Luca Colombera, Controls on the depositional architecture of fluvial point‐bar elements in a coastal‐plain succession, Fluvial Meanders and Their Sedimentary Products in the Rock Record, (), ().   Sedimentary Geology, 75 ) Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Evolving fluvial architecture during a marine transgression: Upper Buntsandstein, Triassic, central Spain Araceli Mufioz, Amparo Ramos, Yolanda Sfinchez-Moya and Alfonso Sopefia Departarnento de Estratigraf{a, Instituto de Geolog{a Econ6mica, U.C.M.-C.S.L C.