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chevron marks A type of sole structure characterized by a linear pattern of small, V-shaped ridges formed by the dragging of an object over the surface of a viscous mud. The V-shapes close in the down-current direction, enabling the chevron marks to be used as a palaeocurrent indicator. See PALAEOCURRENT ANALYSIS.

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chevron marks

chevron marks A linear pattern of small, V-shaped ridges formed by the dragging of an object over the surface of a viscous mud. The V-shapes close in the down-current direction, enabling the chevron marks to be used as a palaeocurrent indicator. See palaeocurrent analysis.

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"chevron marks." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"chevron marks." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/chevron-marks-0