07 Sedimentary Environments v2

07 Sedimentary Environments v2 - 2/22/2011 Continental/...

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2/22/2011 1 Sedimentary Environments Geology 11 – Principles of Geology Department of Physical Sciences University of the Philippines, Baguio Schematic diagram showing the main sedimentary depositional environments Continental/ terrestrial Transitional Marine Continental/terrestrial depositional environments & some typical features Glacier environment poorly sorted angular sediments fossils rare Continental/terrestrial depositional environments & some typical features Stream environment Well sorted layers of coarse & fine fragments Continental/terrestrial depositional environments & some typical features Lake environment well sorted fines may have ripple marks, mudcracks thinly bedded in temperate areas: varves in arid environments: salt, gypsum, & limestone beds Continental/terrestrial depositional environments & some typical features Desert (aeolian) environment well sorted sands and silts frosted grains evaporites large cross-beds
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course GEOL 11 taught by Professor Pellejera during the Summer '11 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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