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  • Towards the end of the period, however, during the deposition of the Portlandian beds, the sea again retreated, and in the early part of the Cretaceous period was limited (in France) to the catchment basins of the Sane and Rhnein the Paris basin the contemporaneous deposits were chiefly estuarine and were confined to the northern and eastern rim.
  • Assiminea, estuarine, British.
  • The low ground between the slight hills flanking the Thames valley, and therefore mainly south of the present river, was originally occupied by a shallow lagoon of estuarine character, tidal, and interspersed with marshy tracts and certain islets of relatively firm land.
  • SOLWAY FIRTH, an estuarine inlet of the Irish Sea, between England and Scotland.
  • We might therefore expect to find coal wherever strata of estuarine origin are developed in great mass.

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