Carbonate sedimentology. Blackwell Science. 482 pp by Tucker M.E., Wright V.P.

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Alter Matthews (1 984) based оп work 01 Dunham. ain zone of ЬеасЬ ridges (Ward et al. 2. Shark Вау in Western Australia (Logan et al. , 1970; Logan et al. , 1974) is also considered ап example of а [атр, and the western Florida Platform (Mullins et a l , 1988) is а somewhat deeper-water [атр. 1 Carbonate ramp facies The nearshore sand belt of а [атр consists of skeletal and oolitic grainstone. Peloids тау Ье important too. Apart from compositiona! differences, the facies developed will Ье identical to those of а siliciclastic beach barrier or strandplain system.

Atform. Tida! so weak. argely соп­ trolled Ьу the гаге storm events. 3. 3) . 2 . ations surrounded Ьу deep water. f, [атр and epeiric platform models discussed in pre­ vious sections. ing winds and major storms. Most isolated platforms Ьауе steep margins and slopes into deep or very deep water. Isolated platforms will Ьауе margina! reefs and sand bodies, with quieter-water, sandy muds and muds in the platform interior, and possibly sandy islands with tidal flats around. agoon in the centre. This variant сап Ье termed ап atol1, but true oceanic atol1s Ьауе formed ироп extinct, subsiding volcanoes.

Aigner (1984, 1985) has shown how the vertical sequence of the smaIl-sсаlе cycles сап Ье used to infer longer time-scale changes in relative sea-level within the basin, which тау reflect eustatic and/or tectonic controls. e. e. the small-scale cycles show а progressive upward trend towards тоге sand). Thus in the South German Basin, facies analysis of the Upper Muschelkalk ramp cycles reveals short-term rapid transgressive events, followed Ьу still-stand/slight re­ gression and а much longer-term transgression­ regression оп the scale of the whole Upper Muschelkalk (Aigner, 1984) .

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