Ishita Das posted an MCQ
January 06, 2021 • 17:19 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Geology (GG)

Variation of palaeocurrent directions will be minimum in deposits formed by

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    Rahul kumar

    Unknowingly, I have marked option-D as correct (Given explanation is correct). Correct answer for this question should be Braided stream and I have explained the answer in my comment. Ignore the selected answer and consider A is correct Option.

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    Rahul kumar Best Answer

    Braided stream are relatively straight and characterized by minimal variation in paleocurrent direction. Meandering stream are sinuous in morphology and hence shows significant variation in paleocurrent direction. Beach stream is bimodal in nature whereas Eolian environment is characterized by polymodal current direction.

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