environment of sedimentation

environment of sedimentation

[in¦vī·ərn¦mənt əv ‚sed·ə·men′tā·shən]
(geology)
A more or less destructive geomorphologic setting in which sediments are deposited as beach environment.
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These phenomena, together with the absence of even medium-sized sand grains, indicate quiet-water environment of sedimentation and a low rate of siliciclastic material influx into the sedimentation basin.

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