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School of GeoSciences

Undergraduate Study

Cross-bedding

Locality 2: In the section from Pease Bay to Cove you will see numerous splendid examples of cross-bedding.

  • Look for the shape of the cross-beds: tabular or trough.
  • Is the base contact angular or tangential?
  • Look for erosional surfaces.

Cross Bedding

Cross-lamination

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