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    I am supposed to identify any transgressions and regression by listing the sediment beds from beginning (earliest) to end (youngest) of the sequence. (see attachment in file) Can you help me do this?

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    A transgression is a geologic event during which relative sea level rises and the shoreline moves toward higher ground, resulting in flooding. We would expect to see a shallow water deposits at the commencement of a transgression, progressing upward with deeper marine deposits. A regression would be marked by the reverse order: deeper marine deposits followed by those characteristic of the shoreline. The ...

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