GEOL 102 Historical Geology

Spring Semester 2014
Fluvial & Deltaic Environments; Walther's Law

Fluvial - Rivers

In the above, each particular subenvironment produces rocks of a particular facies (particular combination of sedimentological, structural, and biological features).

Walther's Law: As depositional environments migrate laterally, the sediments of one environment come to lie on top of sediments of the adjacent environment.

Deltaic - deltas

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