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Bedform Sedimentology Site: “Bedforms and Cross-Bedding in Animation”

Cross-Bedding, Bedforms, and Paleocurrents

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Figure 66. Structure formed by two-dimensional bedforms migrating down the lee slopes of three-dimensional bedforms.  This depositional situation is identical to the one shown in Figure 25 except that the main bedforms in that example have straight crestlines, whereas the ones shown here have sinuous crestlines. The crests of the superimposed bedforms have the same mean trend as the main bedforms.

Figure 66. Structure formed by two-dimensional bedforms migrating down the lee slopes of three-dimensional bedforms.  This depositional situation is identical to the one shown in Figure 25 except that the main bedforms in that example have straight crestlines, whereas the ones shown here have sinuous crestlines. The crests of the superimposed bedforms have the same mean trend as the main bedforms.

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