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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 32 (1962)No. 2. (June), Pages 309-311

High-Previous HitangleNext Hit Beach Stratification, Sapelo Island, Georgia

John H. Hoyt


Foreshore sand bars at Sapelo Island typically have a steep landward slope. Deposition on this slope results in landward movement of the bar. The deposits are characterized by high-Previous HitangleTop cross-stratification with dips as steep as 30 degrees.

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