Mixture of gradual deposits and mud from the estuary

Mixture of gradual deposits and mud from the estuary

Detailed Description

This illustration contrasts sediment that is (A) the result of storm deposits (i.e., flushed annually and re-deposited) and (B) sediment that has accumulated gradually (i.e., aggraded episodically). In image A, stacked, normally graded deposits get thinner as they head towards the bay, then abruptly stop at and of the channel. Image B shows a mixture of gradual deposits and mud from the estuary.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1326 x 1574

Location Taken: US