Sedimentary Structures and
Stratigraphic Features

Pamela J. W. Gore

Department of Geology, Georgia Perimeter College

Clarkston, GA 30021

Copyright 1998-2004 Pamela J. W. Gore

Identify the sedimentary structures in the pictures below. You do not need to identify the rock type, but you may wish to think about rock type as you look at the pictures. Turn in a list labelled 1-17 with the name of the structure (or structures) listed.

Please note that there may be several examples of some of the structures.

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2.__________

3. __________

4. __________

5. __________

6. __________

7. __________

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9. __________

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Unconformities

Photos of unconformities.


Both photos show angular unconformities at the base of the Triassic Wolfville Formation, Tennycape, Nova Scotia, Canada.


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This page created by Dr. Pamela J. W. Gore,
Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston, GA
pgore@gpc.edu

Revised January 12, 1998.
Modified February 16, 1999
Modified February 18, 2004