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Deep-water conglomeratic megabeds are recognized in the Upper Jurassic Brae member (equivalent to part of the more regionally defined Brae Formation) of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation in UK Block 16/17, within the South Viking Graben in several submarine fans, but have not been described in detail previously. The megabeds are distinguished from enveloping turbidite beds by their fabrics, their scale, and their clast composition. They are distinguished from mass-transport deposits (MTDs), slumps, and slides by being predominantly conglomeratic. The conglomeratic megabeds are compared with a series of conglomeratic megabeds from the Cerro Toro Formation of the Magallanes Basin, southern...

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