PENNSYLVANIAN SEDIMENTATION IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS: EXAMINATION OF DELTA MODELS

@inproceedings{Shabica1979PENNSYLVANIANSI,
  title={PENNSYLVANIAN SEDIMENTATION IN NORTHERN ILLINOIS: EXAMINATION OF DELTA MODELS},
  author={Charles W. Shabica},
  year={1979}
}
It is generally agreed that Pennsylvanian age cyclothems in northern Illinois are deltaic in origin. However, there is little agreement on the specific application of the delta model. Appalachian and European cyclothems have been more successfully interpreted as they are generally thick, locally developed and often have close modern counterparts. A major difficulty in applying a delta model to the northern Illinois deposits lies in the widespread, continuous, yet thin development of the strata… CONTINUE READING