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Nowadays, the bigger the storm, the bigger the grain size of the resultant turbidite.
Thus, Dr Toomey argues, these particular turbidites must have been formed, as similar deposits are today, by hurricanes.
Dr Toomey looked in the cores for layers of turbidite, a rock that forms when sediment gets disturbed, flows down marine slopes and is deposited as a jumbled mess on the ocean floor.
Check out these strikingly rhythmic turbidite beds.
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