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Sedimentary facies

Sedimentary systems and sedimentary facies are summaried.

Localities described below may be now closed to collecting by authorities or land owners.

Shallow marine

Storm-dominated shelf

Tide-dominated shelf

Oceanic current-dominated shelf

Bay, Gulf

Barrier island, Sand spit, Longshore bar

Organic reef

Mangrove marsh

Deep sea

Submarine fan (Passive continental margin)

Submarine fan (Forearc basin)

Trench

Abyssal plain

Ocean-River boundary

Tidal river

Delta

Fan delta

Estuary

Terrestrial

Upstream river

Alluvial fan

Braided river (Upperstream and Downstream river)

Meandering river (Midstream river)

Lacustrine delta

Caldera lake

Dammed lake

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