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Baarli et al., 1992a

Proximality trends in the Red Mountain Formation (Lower Silurian) of Birmingham, Alabama

Baarli, B. G., Brande, S., Johnson, M. E.
JournalBulletin of Geological Survey of Canada
Typearticle in journal


The Red Mountain Formation (Lower Silurian, Llandoverian Series) exposed at Birmingham, Alabama, was deposited in a shallow environment. It displays an array of facies from the littoral beach to the offshore mud shelf. The method of proximality analysis was used successfully to obtain detailed relative depth data throughout the formation.

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