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11: Sedimentary Rocks and Processes

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    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Describe the processes of weathering, erosion and lithification as they relate to the formation of sediments and sedimentary rocks.
    • Identify sedimentary rocks and their features.
    • Interpret sediments, sedimentary structures and sedimentary rocks to infer potential depositional environments.

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