Platform Morphology in Shallow Shelf carbonate
Platform morphology determines subtidal facies distribution. The facies architecture is used to interpret platform type due to poor exposure of ancient successions or the lack of seismic profiles. The four basic platform types are listed below.
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Index to carbonate shelf sediments