KGS Cyclic Sedimentation Original published in D.F. Merriam, ed., 1964, Symposium on cyclic sedimentation: Kansas Geological Survey, Bulletin 169, pp. 533-539

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Figure 1--Diagrammatic representation of uninterrupted complete "normal" sedimentary cycle in late Pennsylvanian and early Permian of western and central Texas. Shapes are distorted by thousand-fold vertical exaggeration of sediment body between surfaces A and E.

cross section of complete normal sedimentary cycle

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