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From: Reply to discussions by Zavala (2019) and by Van Loon, Hüeneke, and Mulder (2019) on Shanmugam, G. (2018, Journal of Palaeogeography, 7 (3): 197–238): ‘the hyperpycnite problem’

Fig. 2

Original classification of sediment-gravity flows by Middleton and Hampton (1973). Confusing application of the term ‘turbidites’ to deposits of all four types by Mutti et al. (1999) without regard for fluid mechanics, which Zavala (2019) has adopted in his comment. I have adopted Sanders’ (1965) classification in which only deposits of turbidity currents are considered as turbidites. Figure from Shanmugam (2002a) with permission from Elsevier Earth-Science Reviews, Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink: Licensee: G. Shanmugam. License Number: 4614270994314. License Date: June 22, 2019

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