The Deep Sea Drilling Project has sampled sedimentary sections from a wide variety of tectonic settings. Of those sampled, sections from the abyssal ocean floor combined with inferred sections from the oceanic trenches provide the best stratigraphic analogs for chert-graywacke, volcanic rock–chert–graywacke, and olistostrome-bearing sequences in the Franciscan Complex of the Mount Oso area, California.

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