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An underwater current flowing swiftly downslope owing to the weight of sediment it carries.
- ‘The sands were emplaced by turbidity currents sourced from a delta system.’
- ‘Shepard was a member of the team which attempted to generate a turbidity current at the head of the Scripps Submarine Canyon.’
- ‘High-density volcaniclastic turbidity current deposits locally dominate the base of the succession and indicate steep slope gradients.’
- ‘Individual beds are well graded and show sedimentary structures indicative of deposition by turbidity currents.’
- ‘Both turbidite units are sand rich, and typically interpreted as the deposits of high-density turbidity currents.’
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