Overview

basin-and-swell sedimentation


Related Overviews

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Earth Sciences and Geography

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A form of sedimentation in a region of differential subsidence, where thin, condensed, sedimentary sequences are deposited on slowly subsiding highs or ‘swells’, and thicker, usually muddier sediments accumulate in more rapidly subsiding basins between the swells.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.