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PARALIC COAL BASIN [1 record]

Record 1 2007-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lignite, Graphite and Coal Mining
  • Solid Fossil Fuels
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Biogeography
DEF

A coal basin originated near the sea.

OBS

As opposed to "limnic coal basin."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Exploit. de charbons fossiles autres que la tourbe
  • Combustibles fossiles solides
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Biogéographie
CONT

Les différents minerais se sont déposés suivant une règle. Charbons, dans des lagunes dessalées, marais riverains, zones de deltas (bassins de charbon dits «paraliques»).

OBS

[Le] bassin houiller de Donetz au nord de la mer d'Azov, où s'intriquent les faciès à charbon avec les faciès marins [...] peut être considéré comme type des bassins dits «paraliques» (de «paralis», margelle), c'est-à-dire en bordure du continent [...]

Spanish

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