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tur·bi·dite

 (tûr′bĭ-dīt′)
n.
A sedimentary deposit formed by a turbidity current.

turbidite

(ˈtɜːbɪˌdaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a sediment deposited by a turbidity current
[C20: from turbid + -ite1]
Translations
Turbidit
저탁암
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2), generally thinner bedded and finer grained than the section near Rangeley, is present in west-central and central Maine where granule conglomerates in medium-bedded Sangerville Formation turbidites contain clasts similar to those of the Rangeley conglomerates (Ludman 1976; Pankiwskyj et al.
In the Makran area, the equivalent unit is composed of distal turbidites (Platt and leggett, 1986; Critelli et al.
These include Cretaceous and Tertiary turbidites and buried canyon plays.
This facies forms the basal divisions of turbidites in the Cutri Formation representing the coarsest section of turbidites, which shows parts of the Bouma (Ta, Tb) and Lowe (S1) turbidite sequences.
Detrital zircon geochronology of Paleocene/Eocene turbidites from Venezuela and offshore islands: implications for Late Cretaceous subduction initiation along the Leeward islands and Aves ridge".
Non-marine fossils are rarely seen in the gritstone rock, but marine fossils can be found in the shale layers of the turbidites, showing that the area was once close to or beneath the sea.
Among the topics are the character and significance of flood deposits in continental and marine environments, a case study of genetic indices in hyperpycnal systems in the Late Oligocene to Early Miocene merecure formation in Venezuela's Maturin Sub-basin, fluvial-derived turbidites in the Los Molles formation, ichnologic signatures of hyperpycnal flow deposits in Cretaceous river-dominated deltas in the Austral Basin of southern Argentina, and evidence of shelfal hyperpycnal deposition of Pliocene sandstones in the Oilbird Field on the southeast coast of Trinidad.
During a 2007 expedition to Sumatra, an OSU team looking for turbidites (gravel deposits that act as earthquake indicators) in deep-sea sediment cores found evidence of volcanic ash, which led to a parallel investigation of Sumatra's volcanic history
Moreover, Cretacean and older fauna may appear resedimented in Paleogene turbidites, in alocthonous sequences.
Mots cles: Tsunami, seismes, courant de derive littorale, talus continental turbidites, montee du niveau marin.
One production test was conducted in turbidites of Oligocene age, flowing 6,650 barrels of 36-degree-API oil per day.
In the eastern part of the pendant, mudrocks and sandstone turbidites (Fig.