How were thick sequences of abundant graded sandstone beds and mudstones (Fig. 5.6) probably formed?
Answer to relevant Questions(a) Figure 5.7 includes a map and cross-section of a part of Grand Banks, Newfoundland, and the adjacent sea floor. On November 8, 1929, an earthquake occurred here, causing a huge submarine landslide and the subsequent ...What kind of igneous rock is a likely source rock for an arkose sandstone?Explain sedimentary facies. (See Fig. 5.10.)Why do boulders, cobbles, and pebbles round with only a few kilometers of transport whereas sand is difficult to round and silt hardly ever becomes rounded?Muddy rocks, sandstones, and carbonates make up about 99 percent of all sedimentary rocks. What are some other sedimentary rock types?
Post your question