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Lithofacies Types and Vertical Profile Models in Braided River Deposits: A Summary

  title={Lithofacies Types and Vertical Profile Models in Braided River Deposits: A Summary},
  author={Andrew D. Miall},
Abstract This article serves as an introduction to the papers dealing with braided river deposits in this volume. A lithofacies code erected earlier by the writer is expanded to include matrix-supported gravel, low-angle cross stratified sand, erosion surfaces with intraclast conglomerates, and massive mud deposits. The four vertical profile models erected by the writer are expanded to six. A new model, the “Trollheim type” is proposed, to include gravelly deposits characterized by abundant… Expand

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