transgressive deposit

transgressive deposit

[tranz′gres·iv di′päz·ət]
(geology)
Sediment deposited during transgression of the sea or during subsidence of the land.
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The collision resulted in the deposition of fluvial time transgressive deposits of Rawalpindi and Siwaliks groups during the uplift of Himalaya (Johnson et al., 1979).
In all these settings, the transgressive deposits are characterized by an abrupt appearance of microbially-mediated carbonates, either as oolites--e.g.
The base of the transgressive deposits does not outcrop in the section, but the regressive part of the cycle is well represented by units C and D.
However several authors recognized the presence of transgressive deposits, suggesting the possibility of redefinition of the parasequence concept to include those deposits (Arnott, 1995).