KGS Cyclic Sedimentation Original published in D.F. Merriam, ed., 1964, Symposium on cyclic sedimentation: Kansas Geological Survey, Bulletin 169, pp. 1-20

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Figure 10--Excavated hillside in Los Angeles showing eight or nine fourth-order cycles in Monterey Formation. Fence post at lower left can be used for scale (photo courtesy Carol McLeroy).

light and dark bands stretch across entire hillside

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Kansas Geological Survey
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Web version April 2003. Original publication date Dec. 1964.