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Fig. 16 | Journal of Palaeogeography

Fig. 16

From: The hyperpycnite problem

Fig. 16

Facies conceptual block diagram showing the occurrence of intrabasinal (I) and extrabasinal (E) turbidites. Note that extrabasinal turbidites receive a direct supply from rivers in flood, and can accumulate shelfal or deep marine deposits. This model ignores external controls, such as tidal shear fronts (see Fig. 9) and ocean currents (see Fig. 11), which prevent transport of hyperpycnal sediments from the river mouth to the deep sea. This model also ignores types of submarine canyons (Figs. 17 and 18), which are critical for fan deposition (see the text). Block diagram from Zavala and Arcuri (2016), with permission from Elsevier. Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink: Licensee: G. Shanmugam. License Number: 4258810111938. License Date: December 30, 2017. Additional labels by G. Shanmugam

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