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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology, AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 9781629810331
... in the basin (Ross Formation), (iv) a mudstone-rich turbidite-bearing succession, which onlaps basin margins (lower Gull Island Formation), and (v) a mudstone-dominated, prograding slope succession (upper Gull Island Formation and lower Tullig Cyclothem), which grades transitionally upwards into deltaic...
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Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.00.15.0533
EISBN: 978-0-9836097-0-4
.... Several reservoir-type sandstones occur, including randomly organized tabular bed packages, channel sandstones, and sandier-upward packages capped by giant flutes. In contrast, the overlying, 550 m thick Gull Island Formation is a mud-rich turbidite system and can be divided into two parts. (1...
Series: AAPG Studies in Geology, AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 9781629810331
... ; Elliott et al., 2000 ; Lien et al., 2002). The Ross Formation comprises part of the western Irish Namurian basin fill ( Rider, 1974 ). It is underlain by the deep-water marine Clare Shales, and overlain by slumped, prograding slope deposits of the Gull Island Formation. Sediments were sourced from...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 1984
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (1984) 21 (11): 1245–1261.
... proposed members, the McGraw and Eastern Head members, both of which in previous nomenclature were informally referred to as "beds." The disconformably overlying Wabana Group comprises from base to top the Powers Steps, Scotia, Grebes Nest Point, Gull Island, and Gravel Head formations...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 May 2015
PALAIOS (2015) 30 (5): 403–407.
...% of seabirds in Washington’s inland waters nest on this island ( Larsen 1982 ). During this study Violet Point, a gravel spit extending to the southeast, supported a breeding colony of 2000–3000 pairs of glaucous-winged gulls ( Cowles et al. 2012 ). We focused on nests built on the north beach of a small...
Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 August 2000
PALAIOS (2000) 15 (4): 343–355.
... on enlarged maps indicate specific data collection localities Much of the research reported here was carried out between 1988 and 1996 at a glaucous-winged gull ( Larus glaucescens ) colony on Violet Point, Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge, Jefferson County, Washington (Fig. 1...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (10): 1111–1114.
... unknown, but where faro lagoons (termed velu in Maldivian) have infilled and support reef islands, these provide precious habitable land. Understanding the timing and modes of velu infilling is thus directly relevant to questions about reef island development and vulnerability. Here we use...
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2012
European Journal of Mineralogy (2013) 25 (1): 39–52.
...Patrizia Santi; Alberto Renzulli; Riccardo Gullo Abstract A comprehensive investigation and classification of volcanic millstones of the Greek and Roman periods found on three islands of the Aeolian archipelago (Lipari, Salina and Filicudi) has been reported. Most of the analysed hopper-rubber...
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