- having irregular laminations, as strata of sandstone, inclining in various directions not coincident with the general stratification.
Origin of cross-bedded
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They are non-fossiliferous, cross-bedded, ripple-marked, and have abundant lenses of conglomerate of all sizes.
Cross-bedded and ripple-marked features and small lenses of conglomerate are common.
Beneath them the cross-bedded sandstone appears, showing a mottled surface of pale pinkish hue.Our Italy
Charles Dudley Warner
Beneath them the cross-bedded sandstone appears, showing a mottled surface of pale-pinkish hue.
In sections of river banks one may often see a vertical succession of cross-bedded strata, each built in the way described.The Elements of Geology
William Harmon Norton