marine transgression


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marine transgression

[mə′rēn tranz′gresh·ən]
(geology)
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The first marine transgression occurred in the mid-Jurassic from the south and south-east.
This marine transgression created Pleistocene cliff scree deposits around the palaeo-seifs near the northernmost regions of the barrier islands to the west of Abu Dhabi Island such as Al Dabb'iya (Kirkham, 1998a; Evans and Kirkham, 2005) and Al Aryam (Evans and Kirkham, 2009a).
The aim of this paper is to examine the palaeoenvironmental changes occurred during the marine transgression of the Cenomanian in the North of Iberia.
All deposits were isoclinal, indicating marine transgression in the studied area (Permian).
Phase 1 (7180-4960 caIBP) is associated with recurring/ permanent occupation involving marine-based subsistence during the poorly documented period of marine transgression.
Observations of buried dune ridges and current dune activity indicate that the former stage of progradation has been overcome by marine transgression on the seaward side and the shore is now retrogressive.
The area between Dona Amanda and Dona Loretta is covered by limestones and evaporates laid down in a recent marine transgression.
The Lower Jurassic began with a major marine transgression during which the Hamlah and Izhara were deposited.
They formed about 125,000 years ago (125Ka) and became cemented before being partly drowned by the rising sea of a Pleistocene marine transgression that deposited marine sediment on their crests and around their flanks.
is marked in many zones by an angular discordance that indicates the influence of the tectonics movements before the marine transgression (Bozorgnia, 1965).
1996) to relate the first Triassic marine transgression, in this area, to an age presumably ranging from the latest Griesbachian to the early Dienerian.
After the Pleistocene-aged Wallen Wallen Creek in Moreton Bay, Barker's Nara Inlet 1 and Border Island 1 are the earliest dated sites on the Queensland coast and amongst only a handful of sites in the Australian region which have evidence of coastal occupation over the final stages of the Holocene marine transgression.

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