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STRATI 2013 pp 547-551 | Cite as

Cretaceous Stratigraphy of Outcrop Sediments of the Ariyalur Area, Cauvery Basin, Southern India

  • R. NagendraEmail author
  • P. Sathiyamoorthy
  • A. N. Reddy
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

During the Late Jurassic, a pericratonic basin with synrift and postrift sedimentation evolved in the Cauvery Basin in southern India. The sediments and associated fauna and flora form part of the Cretaceous stratigraphy in this part of the continent. This study presents an investigation of the lithostratigraphic and biostratigraphic architecture of these sediments, including the palaeoenvironmental conditions of sedimentation.

Keywords

Cauvery Basin India Cretaceous stratigraphy Ariyalur area Lithostratigraphy Biostratigraphy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeologyAnna UniversityChennaiIndia
  2. 2.ChennaiIndia

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