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PREFERRED TERM
clastic sediment
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Sediment in which at least 50 percent of the constituent particles were derived from erosion, weathering, or mass-wasting of pre-existing earth materials, and transported to the place of deposition by mechanical agents such as water, wind, ice and gravity.

DESCRIPTION
  • Sediment in which at least 50 percent of the constituent particles were derived from erosion, weathering, or mass-wasting of pre-existing earth materials, and transported to the place of deposition by mechanical agents such as water, wind, ice and gravity.

IDENTIFIER
  • clasticSediment

TITLE
  • clastic sediment

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/clasticSediment
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