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The Storm Surge Recorded in a Thin Section

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Limestone and sandstone beds deposited by storms are called tempestites, and exhibit much variation in thickness, grain size and internal structures, depending on the proximity and on the intensity of the storm waves. In this paper, diagnostic features of storm beds observed in thin sections, was presented.Characteristic features are investigated on the basis of detailed study in the Upper Devonian carbonates in the western part of the Holy Cross Mountains (Poland).


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 38)
A. Vierek, "The Storm Surge Recorded in a Thin Section", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 38, pp. 77-85, 2015
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May 2015

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