Sentence Examples

  • Clastic sediments are less abundant and there are fewer breaks in the succession.
  • In Ohio the system contains much clastic rock, and in Pennsylvania little else.
  • - The system is composed chiefly of clastic rocks, and their composition and structure show that the water in which they were deposited was shallow.
  • In the Mississippi Basin the larger part of the system is of limestone, though there is some clastic mateiial in both its basal and its upper parts.
  • The Pottsville formation is chiefly clastic, and corresponds roughly to the Millstone Grit of England.

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