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They were epicontinental seas; that is, they rested upon (Greek, epi) the submerged portion of the continental plateau.
We can hardly account for this except by a shallow-water connection between the two ancient epicontinental seas.
The epicontinental sea was shoaled and narrowed, and muds were washed in from the adjacent lands.
The known deposits all point to shallow waters of epicontinental seas; no abyssal formations have been recognized.