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Table 1 Principal sedimentary facies

From: A review on the definitions of terms of sedimentary facies

1st-order faciesContinental faciesMarine faciesMarine-continental transition facies
2nd-order facies1. Residual facies
2. Debris and slope facies
3. Mountain foot pluvial facies
4. River (fluvial) facies
5. Lake (Lacustrine) facies
6. Swamp facies
7. Desert facies
8. Glacial facies
1. Littoral facies
2. Shallow sea facies
3. Deep sea facies
1. Delta facies
2. Estuary facies