marine transgression


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marine transgression

[mə′rēn tranz′gresh·ən]
(geology)
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The Lower Jurassic began with a major marine transgression during which the Hamlah and Izhara were deposited.
All deposits were isoclinal, indicating marine transgression in the studied area (Permian).
But this survey did lead to a heightened awareness of the possibility that early Neolithic sites that once occurred on the fertile coastal plain near the sea may not have survived in the present-day terrestrial archaeological record because of the marine transgression that took place at the end of the last ice age and continued through the middle Holocene (Lambeck & Chappell 2001; Peltier 2002; Lambeck et al.
The area between Dona Amanda and Dona Loretta is covered by limestones and evaporates laid down in a recent marine transgression.
As a result of marine transgression, a carbonate platform was established throughout the region, on which the thick sequence of shallow-water carbonates and subordinate evaporites of the Khuff were deposited.
is marked in many zones by an angular discordance that indicates the influence of the tectonics movements before the marine transgression (Bozorgnia, 1965).
An interesting paper on the impact of marine transgression on mites departs from the general theme.
The first marine transgression occurred in the mid-Jurassic, from the south and south-east.
A study of sea-level change in the southern Hebrides has indicated that the marine transgression had commenced at 9000 BP and created a tidal strait separating the Rinns from the rest of Islay for 7000 years (Dawson et al.
This radiocarbon age is consistent with the lake having formed through water-table rise on this coastal plain, following glacio-eustatic marine transgression stabilizing at present height during the Middle Holocene (Chappell & Thom 1977).
This facies is characterized by the use, for flake and tool production, of pebble flints from the fossil marine beaches associated with the Oxygen Isotope sub-stage 5e marine transgression, which are the only raw materials available locally in these coastal areas.
The palynological and radiocarbon data from core KL 2 at Khok Phanom Di support the idea of a marine transgression at c.

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