Tidal-flat sedimentation from Hurricane Kate, Caicos Platform, British West Indies

Harold Wanless, K. M. Tyrrell, L. P. Tedesco, J. J. Dravis

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Abstract

Hurricane-generated, thinly bedded grainstones are the dominant style of stratification. This necessitates both a thorough modification of criteria for defining ancient carbonate tidal-flat deposits and a reevaluation of supposedly subtidal, thinly bedded limestones. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)724-738
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Sedimentary Petrology
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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Tidal-flat sedimentation from Hurricane Kate, Caicos Platform, British West Indies. / Wanless, Harold; Tyrrell, K. M.; Tedesco, L. P.; Dravis, J. J.

In: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, Vol. 58, No. 4, 01.01.1988, p. 724-738.

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Wanless, Harold ; Tyrrell, K. M. ; Tedesco, L. P. ; Dravis, J. J. / Tidal-flat sedimentation from Hurricane Kate, Caicos Platform, British West Indies. In: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology. 1988 ; Vol. 58, No. 4. pp. 724-738.
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