By D. S. Allan, J. B. Delair
Stick to this multi-disciplinary, medical research because it examines the facts of a good international disaster that happened merely 11,500 years in the past. Crustal transferring, the tilting of Earth's axis, mass extinctions, upthrusted mountain levels, emerging and shrinking land lots, and mammoth volcanic eruptions and earthquakes--all point out fateful disagreement with a harmful cosmic customer should have happened. The considerable geological, organic, and climatological facts from this dire occasion calls into query many geological theories and should wake up our stories to our true--and not-so-distant--past.
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R. 1964. Recent foraminiferal ecology and paleoecology. In: IMBRIE, J. & NEWELL, N. D. (eds) Approaches to Paleoecology. Wiley, New York, 151-237. Sequence stratigraphy and architecture on a ramp-type continental shelf: the Belgian Palaeogene P. J A C O B S & M. D E B A T I S T Renard Centre o f Marine Geology, University o f Gent, Krijgslaan 281/$8, B-9000 Gent, Belgium Abstract: In Palaeogene times, the 'Southern Bight' of the North Sea functioned as an intracratonic, shallow-marine, siliciclastic basin and accumulated a few hundred metres of gently dipping sediment packages.
On the basis of the aforementioned characteristics and of well-log signatures, the Maldegem Formation can be subdivided into three depositional sequences, each composed of transgressive and highstand deposits. Priabonian In the VR1 well, the Maldegem Formation is separated from the overlying Zelzate Format i o n - of Priabonian a g e - by a burrowed erosional surface. It is equivalent to seismicstratigraphical Unit P1 of De Batist & Henriet (1995) and thickens considerably in a basinward direction.
1996), and to illustrate how the particular characteristics of this basin may impede 'blind' application of the 'simple' sequence-stratigraphical concepts. Geological setting The 'Belgian Basin' (Fig. 1), a bight-like extension of the southernmost North Sea Basin, can be classified as an intracratonic basin in a ramptype margin shelf setting. The basin developed on top of the London-Brabant Massif, a relatively stable continental block of Palaeozoic age that was not flooded before Late Cretaceous times and continued to shelter the area from strong subsidence throughout the Tertiary.