Shivam sharma Asked an Mcq
September 4, 2020 9:29 ampts 30 pts
The foresets of cross beds in a horizontal sandstone bed have an attitude of N20°8/22SE. It indicates a palaeocurrent direction towards (A) s22°E (B) N20°W (C) S70°E (D) N70°E
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  • Sajan sarthak sahoo Best Answer
    because the bed striking N20E so the dip direction is perpendicular to strike so it will S 70E / E20S. or 110 azimuth
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  • Rahul pandey thankyou
    The dip direction of foreset laminae of cross bed indicates the paleocurrent direction.The given strike direction is N20E so dip direction should be S70E.
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  • Shivam sharma
    Ok Means Paleocurrent Direction is its Dip Direction ?
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    Sajan sarthak sahoo
    Yes Shivam