sole mark

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A series of sedimentary structures formed on the base of a flow, eroding into underlying sediment. Examples include scour marks, flute casts, groove casts, and tool marks.

Synonyms:
flute cast, flute casts, scour mark, scour marks, groove cast, groove casts, tool mark, tool marks
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Author: Chris

Assistant Professor, Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah