Clastic varves

Clastic varves (alternatives: detrital or minerogenic varves) receive a flux of siliciclastic particles from external sources either through fluvial activity, slope wash or via atmospheric deposition, i.e. eolian dust or volcanic ashes.

Name Country Site image
East Lake, Cape Bounty
clastic varves
Canada
Oeschinensee
clastic varves
Switzerland
Westmoreland varves
clastic varves
USA
Newbury varves
clastic varves
USA
Lake C2
clastic varves
Canada
Keesville varves
clastic varves
USA
Brienzer See
clastic varves
Switzerland
Ždrilo
clastic varves
Croatia