sedimentary

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  • It states that rock has to exist before it can be included in other sedimentary rock.
  • This is necessary for the rock to even be considered an iron-rich sedimentary rock.
  • This has led to Poverty Bay becoming a case area for sedimentary studies.
  • Most of the surface is of sedimentary rock much of which is from marine origin.
  • Among the three major types of rock, fossils are most commonly found in sedimentary rock.
  • Its name literally means red island; after the sedimentary rocks rich in iron that form this island.
  • According to seismologists, these are caused by the movement of water through sedimentary rock.
  • Sedimentary rocks contain important information about the history of the Earth.
  • Such a sequence can be determined because fossils are mainly found in sedimentary rock.
  • Though they sometimes are, rock fragments are not always sedimentary in origin.
  • The existence of a number of distinct sedimentary basins throughout Britain has been established.
  • The typical rock formed in a certain environment is called its sedimentary facies.
  • Eventually, the sedimentary assemblage forming this bed will be abandoned some distance down-ice from its various sources.
  • These deposits are evidence of an older island environment associated with both volcanic and sedimentary development.
  • As a result, the two categories often contain the same sedimentary structures.
  • The deep valley was caused by erosion of the soft sedimentary rock.
  • This may be explained by a sedimentary layer that is present beneath the city.
  • The rift itself formed a great basin, which gradually filled with sedimentary rock.
  • This region is largely formed by sedimentary rock.
  • Although these thick beds can exist they are rarely only composed of phosphatic sedimentary rocks.
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Meaning of sedimentary

  • adjective Resembling or containing or formed by the accumulation of sediment
    sedimentary deposits