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1. n. [Geology]

An environment of coastal sedimentation characterized by arid or semiarid conditions above the level of high tide and by the absence of vegetation. Evaporites, eolian deposits and tidal-flood deposits are common in sabkhas.

See: depositional environmentdolomitizationeolianevaporite

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