Terrestrial sedimentation was, indeed, a great feature of the Tertiary.
The natural process of sedimentation assisted the gradual artificial drainage of the marshes by means of embankments confining the river.
Wine bottles should be stored on their side to allow for sedimentation as well as keep the cork moist since the wine will always be in contact with the cork.
We have seen that in the Carboniferous rocks there are two phases of sedimentation, the one marine, the other continental; corresponding with these there are two distinct faunal facies.
Outside the region affected by glaciation, deposits by wind, rain, rivers, &c., have been building up the land, and sedimentation has N ~ been in progress in lakes and about coasts.