depocenter

depocenter

[′dep·ə‚sen·tər]
(geology)
A site of maximum deposition.
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The Capitanian Wargal Formation is restricted to the Upper Indus Basin with depocenter in eastern Salt Range.
1a), which mainly resulted from the migration of subsidence and depocenter (Fig.
The analysis of data suggests that the Jardim Lagoon was the depocenter of empty foraminiferal tests.
In contrast, in at least the early part of the same interval, the more northerly Great Plains, in the vicinity of the Colorado/Wyoming border, remained a depocenter, mainly for fine-grained deposits of the Eocene to Oligocene White River and late Oligocene to early Miocene Arikaree Formations, which were evidently deposited in a swampy environment [13].
It also questions commonly accepted interpretations of facies relationships in the axial region of the Central Maine depocenter (e.g., Pankiwskyj et al.
The southernmost depocenter for the Simpson Group was a broad, shallow, gently dipping depression referred to as the Tobosa Basin, a tectonic basin that was the precursor to the Permian Basin (Galley, 1958; Adams, 1965; Wright, 1965; Jones, 2009), At the time of Simpson Group deposition, the Tobosa Basin was separated from the Anadarko Basin by a peninsula that was an extension of the Transcontinental arch, also referred to as the Texas arch (Wright, 1965; Jones, 2009), The Simpson Group has been generally correlated with the St.
The reflection measurements from the 1980s (profiles 11, 20) reaching the MHB from the adjacent Mseno Roudnice Basin proved the existence of a depocenter on the southwest (Chudomel et al., 1983).
The thick sedimentary column would contribute to the pressure necessary for the fluids lateral migration from the depocenter towards the basin flanks [11].
This area is the purported depocenter for suspended sediments originating from the Mississippi River funneled by alongshore flow down the Texas coast (Cochrane & Kelly 1986, Siringan & Anderson 1994) and is characterized by a well-developed nepheloid layer (Shideler 1981).