Sedimentary rocks


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(Geol.) See Aqueous rocks, under Aqueous.

See also: Sedimentary

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So that the lofty pile of sedimentary rocks in Britain, gives but an inadequate idea of the time which has elapsed during their accumulation; yet what time this must have consumed
Sedimentologists apply their understanding of modern processes to interpret geologic history through observations of sedimentary rocks and sedimentary structures.
offers a description of the paleomagnetism of sediments and sedimentary rocks, how they are magnetized, and how the physical and chemical causal processes may influence the accuracy of paleomagnetism.
23 ( ANI ): Scientists studying the world's oldest sedimentary rocks have claimed that about 3.
Granite and Toodyay stone, quartz and even sedimentary rock deep down in Bird Gully, as Tim calls the south-east corner of the block because of the numerous birds that gather in the York gums lining the gully run-offs sides, even sedimentary rocks.
The Eromanga Basin sedimentary rocks that were developed during the Early Jurassic to Late Cretaceous unconformably overlie the older Cooper Basin sedimentary rocks that were developed during the Palaeozoic stage.
Grand Canyon: A Different View, consisting of over twenty section authors and compiled by Tom Vail, (3) rejects the idea of a millions-of-years-old canyon and proposes instead an approximately 4500-year-old canyon, wherein the mile-deep sequence of sedimentary rocks formed during the one-year-long Noah's Flood, and with the entire canyon being excavated since that flood event.
3 km, it is sedimentary sequence from Mesozoic to Cenozoic with several faults, it have been formed grabens and horsts structures in the sedimentary rocks.
The soils here in the northern Rockies originated from sedimentary rocks.
Sedimentary rocks are made when pieces, sediments, of the earth have been broken down and worn away by wind and running water.
The results obtained by Geologie Quebec from systematic mapping coverage indicate the presence of a wide variety of biotite-, hornblende- and pyroxene-bearing plutonic rocks, ranging in composition from felsic to ultramafic, and numerous, isolated belts of variably metamorphosed volcanic and sedimentary rocks (Fig.
Rocks that form from the cooling of magma are called sedimentary rocks.