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Definition of Flysch

Flysch
Flysch Flysch (fl?sh), n. [A Swiss word, fr. G. fliessen to flow, melt.] (Geol.) A name given to the series of sandstones and schists overlying the true nummulitic formation in the Alps, and included in the Eocene Tertiary.

Meaning of Flysch from wikipedia

- Flysch (/flɪʃ/) is a sequence of sedimentary rock layers that progress from deep-water and turbidity flow deposits to shallow-water shales and sandstones...
- The Carpathian Flysch Belt is an arcuate tectonic zone included in the megastructural elevation of the Carpathians on the external periphery of the mountain...
- The mol****e deposits ac****ulate in a foreland basin, especially on top of flysch—like deposits, for example, those that left from the rising Alps, or erosion...
- orogenic belt is a Tertiary accretionary prism of a so-called Flysch belt (the Carpathian Flysch Belt) created by rocks s****ed off the sea bottom and thrust...
- be the result of the metamorphism of Middle to Early Cambrian deep sea flysch composed of interbedded, mudstone, shale, clayey sandstone, calcareous sandstone...
- Turbidite (Gorgoglione Flysch), Miocene, South Italy...
- & rocks Bündner schist | flysch | mol****e Geological structures Aarm****if | Dent Blanche klippe | Engadine window | Flysch zone | Giudicárie line | Greywacke...
- Riffkalkketten (less 333.7) (to 94 Flysch Alps) 940 Vorarlberg and West Allgäu Flysch Alps (to 941 East Allgäu Flysch Alps) 941.0 Flysch Mountains around the Imberger...
- sedimentary rocks include thin Cretaceous limestones (now marbles) and Tertiary flysch which is now turned into (mica-) schists. rocks from the former Briançonnais...
- Cretaceous, foredeeps filled with flysch and mol****e sediments shed off the rising mountains. Examples include the Bergamo Flysch within the Lombard Basin of...
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