Unit M27

image M27-03

cross beds

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The image shows several sets of cross bedding in the fluvial sandstone of image M27-01

  • What is the height of each of the two main sets of cross beds?
  • How were these structures produced? (Think about the types of bedforms involved).
  • Which way was the current flowing when the sands were deposited?

Scale: The right hand scale is marked in cm

Grid reference: 996 324

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