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Ebb Tidal Delta (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 76

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Delta
Geoform Type Ebb Tidal Delta


Description
Definition A largely subaqueous (although sometimes intertidal), crudely fan-shaped delta with sand-sized sediment, which has been formed on the seaward side of a tidal inlet (modified from Boothroyd et al. 1985; Davis 1994; Ritter, Kochel, and Miller 1995).