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Deposition of the Sedimentary Rocks

By: JE Marr (Author)

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Mar 2015 | #219482 | ISBN-13: 9781107492530
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Originally published in 1929, Deposition of the Sedimentary Rocks contains an overview of the conditions that have controlled the distribution of various sedimentary deposits. Marr covers topics such as marine deposits and the use of fossils for purposes of correlation. Deposition of the Sedimentary Rocks will be of value to anyone with an interest in physical geography and the history of geology.


1. Introduction: chronology and physical conditions
2. Chronology
3. Correlation: the use of fossils
4. Deposits on land and sea
5. Accumulations and deposits of the land areas
6. Marine deposits: belts of sedimentation
7. Marine deposits (continued): the belt of variables
8. The belt of variables (continued): details of sediments
9. The belt of variables (continued)
10. The mud belt
11. The organic belt
12. Climatic belts in the oceans
13. Uniformity and evolution


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