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

Cross-Bedding, Bedforms, and Paleocurrents

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Figure 69. Structure formed by migrating, asymmetry-reversing bedforms with along-crest-migrating sinuosities.  The migration speed of the bedform is equal to the along-crest speed of the crestline sinuosities.  Bedform morphology is virtually identical to that shown in Figure 55, but in that figure the bedform is nonmigrating (perfectly longitudinal) and nonreversing.

Figure 69. Structure formed by migrating, asymmetry-reversing bedforms with along-crest-migrating sinuosities.  The migration speed of the bedform is equal to the along-crest speed of the crestline sinuosities.  Bedform morphology is virtually identical to that shown in Figure 55, but in that figure the bedform is nonmigrating (perfectly longitudinal) and nonreversing.

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