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lowstand systems tract


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In the genetic stratigraphic sequence model used in sequence stratigraphy, a bounding surface formed either from allochthonous deposits eroded from the platform margin and slope, or from autochthonous wedges deposited on the upper slope. See systems tract. Compare highstand systems tract; and transgressive systems tract. See also regressive systems tract.

Lowstand systems tract

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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