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This website, designed for a Sediments and Strata course at the University of California- Davis, contains numerous photographs of turbidite sequences in outcrop. Photos are divided into two categories; turbidites in the Cretaceous Pigeon Point Formation and turbidites in the Cretaceous Great Valley Sequence. Users may also follow a link to other sedimentary photos.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 Dawn Y. Sumner. This photo may not be used commercially.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-690
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Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: David Osleger
University of California Davis

Author: Dr Dawn Y. Summer
Department of Geology, University of California-Davis