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TILL

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It is evident that the Transantarctic Mountains limestones were the source of limestone blocks and erratics for a very long time, as has been proposed for the fossiliferous Permo-Carboniferous tillites from Antarctica (Debrenne and Kruse, 1986), South Africa (Debrenne, 1975), the Malvinas Islands (Keidel, 1916; Stone and Thomson, 2005), the Sierra de la Ventana tillites (Gonzalez et al., 2013), as well as for recent moraines (Hill, 1965).
the tillite might well have been boulder clay by the shore of a Canadian river....
DETILLITED with the tillite removed, a coined term.
La grande abondance des cailloux de dolomie ainsi que les quelques cailloux de tillite observes a partir de l'embouchure du Saguenay jusqu'a Baie-des-Bacons, soit sur une cinquantaine de kilometres, en particulier la ou il existe des depots meubles en bordure du rivage, temoignent en faveur d'un courant de glace majeur ayant emprunte la depression du Lac-Saint-Joan et la vallee du Saguenay et peutetre aussi la vallee attenante de la Sainte-Marguerite.
The above carbon-14 old-age dating is also consistent for very old ages as are obtained from U/Pb radiometric age dating that has been applied to glacial tillites that occur in the recent Ice Age, in the Paleozoic Era, and then farther and farther back in the Precambrian to very old ages.
The reservoirs are un-usual in that many of them are peri-glacial sandstones often sealed by glacial tillites, one of the few areas in the world where deposits of this type host commercial hydrocarbon reserves.
In Eastern Salt Range Tobra Formation is characterized by tillites, while in Western Salt Range Clay and sandstone with boulders are main constituents of Tobra Formation where as in the Central Salt Range it is represented by alternating facies of shales and boulders[2].Initially more than one hundred rock samples from three sections of the Tobra Formation (Sirin Gorge, Tober and Nilawahan Gorge) were thoroughly examined palynologically.