Continental Sediments

  • Gerhard Einsele


Glaciers produce and effect numerous types of both continental and marine sediments. From present-day glaciated and periglacial regions we know a great variety of features characteristic of glacial environments, including many minor structures and patterns which can be observed at or near the land surface. Therefore it is barely possible to summarize all these phenomena in a few simple facies models.


Debris Flow Pyroclastic Flow Eolian Sand Tephra Deposit Eolian Sediment 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Einsele
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  1. 1.Geologisches InstitutUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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