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  1. [geology] Towards the higher part of a section

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Google previewGeological Survey of Canada, Current Research (Online) no. 2002-E1

Aphanitic andesite Approximately 380 m upsection is a 30 m thick, olive-green, idiomorphic-granular, plagioclase-phyric andesite unit (unit 6), similar to unit 2. It is separated from the overlying andesite crystal tuff by approximately 10 m of fault ...

Google previewHimalaya and Tibet (1999)

Mountain Roots to Mountain Tops by Allison Macfarlane, Rasoul B. Sorkhabi, Jay Quade

Farther upsection is a 42-m-thick unit of medium-bedded, cross-bedded quartz arenite. The depositional environments of these areas may be tentatively proposed as an estuarine or tidal-dominated delta system for the following reasons. 1 .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Asaresult, debris fromdifferent source areas canbe transported tothesite, producing markedcompositional stratificationin whichthe lithological composition oftill units varies systematically upsection. Such compositional changes are commonly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Volcanoes (1999)

by Haraldur Sigurdsson, Bruce Houghton, Hazel Rymer, John Stix, Steve McNutt

Hyaloclastites disappear upsection, reflecting waning of submarine volcanism in the backarc. In the upper part of the sequence there are significant decreases in the amount of volcaniclastic sediment and the accumulation rate (Fig. 9).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

Upsection, the volcanic rocks become more evolved (ranging primarily from hawaiite to trachyte and tephrite to phonolite) and grade into tuffaceous rocks, massive breccia sheets (representing block and ash flows, lahars, and landslides ), and ...

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