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Fig. 13 | Journal of Palaeogeography

Fig. 13

From: The hyperpycnite problem

Fig. 13

Comparison of conceptual diagrams showing differences in depositional models between a the Yellow River and b the Yangtze River. Note external controls on the distribution of muddy hyperpycnites. In the Yellow River, a tidal shear front prevents seaward transport of sediment. In the Yangtze River, ocean currents deflect plumes and deposit them as inner-shelf mud belt

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