sedimentary insertion

sedimentary insertion

[¦sed·ə¦men·trē in′sər·shən]
(geology)
The emplacement of sedimentary material among deposits or rocks already formed, such as by infilling, injection, or intrusion, or through localized subsidence due to solution of underlying rock.
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