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Exposures of the Cretaceous Cerro Toro Formation, southern chile, provide an opportunity to compare and contrast the facies architecture of outer-and inner-levee deposits associated with a deep-water, slope channel system (1). In the study area, located just to the east of Lago Pehoe (1), a series of conglomerate-filled, southeast-trending channel systems have been mapped (1). The best exposed of these, referred to as channel-complex set 3, is up to 5 km (3 mi) wide and 200 m (650 ft) thick. Internally, set 3 is composed of channel complexes that aggrade...

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