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24: (Case Study) Tippecanoe Sequence - A sequence stratigraphic view

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    22693
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Outcrop of the Silurian Tonoloway Formation, located along Corridor H (US48) in West Virginia. This formation is a part of the Tippencanoe Sequence.
    Key Concepts

    After reading this chapter, students should be able to:

    • Identify and describe the three North American cratonic sequences;
    • Describe the stages of the Wilson Cycle.
    • Distinguish between sea level transgression and regression.
    • Describe the various Systems Tracts that comprise a sequence.
    Note

    This study is best understood after spending time studying Sequence Stratigraphy basics. For a primer, please read: Stratigraphic Tools: Basic Sequence Stratigraphy.


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