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Fig. 5

From: The hyperpycnite problem

Fig. 5

A comparison of coarse-grained deltas and fine-grained deltas based on distributary-channel patterns and stability, sediment load and size, stream gradient and velocity, and other properties. Fan-deltas and braiddeltas are coarse-grained deltas that contrast in shape, size, and composition with fine-grained deltas (common deltas). From McPherson et al. (1987)

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