Cross bedding

Bedding that was inclined when originally deposited; it is formed by variable current or wave action, or by wind (sand dunes). The beds slope downwards in the direction the water or wind was moving.

Estous channel

Cross bedding in the Estous Sandstone formation along the road from Campagne to Bellevue.


For further information: a definition of cross bedding by Oliver Britt, May 2001, Oxford Brookes University



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