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PARALIC SEDIMENTATION [1 record]

Record 1 2001-09-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Geochemistry
  • Geology
CONT

Areas of "paralic sedimentation" (interfingered marine and continental) on the continental platform. These include alluvial, lagoonal, littoral and shallow neritic environments.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géochimie
  • Géologie
CONT

La sédimentation paralique consiste en apports terrigènes qui se répandent le long de la bordure de continents, d'îles et d'archipels, dans des eaux profondes.

CONT

Les sédimentations épaisses dites paralique et d'orogène [...] qui caractérisent les plates-formes instables, à subsidence rapide et à grosses déformations, semblent beaucoup moins favorables à la concentration des métaux.

OBS

paralique : Relatif aux dépôts côtiers, en eaux peu profondes et sujets aux invasions marines.

Spanish

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