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Helm and Pickering (1985) concluded that the Jersey Shale Formation probably represents submarine-fan deposition on a continental margin. The shape and size of the deep-water sedimentary fan complex was difficult to assess because of the isolation and small size of Jersey. However, the sedimentology of the Jersey Shale Formation, its relationship to the overlying volcanic rocks, and the inferred regional setting, are all consistent with deposition in a basin perched on a continental slope adjacent to a volcanic arc above a subduction zone.
 
Helm and Pickering (1985) concluded that the Jersey Shale Formation probably represents submarine-fan deposition on a continental margin. The shape and size of the deep-water sedimentary fan complex was difficult to assess because of the isolation and small size of Jersey. However, the sedimentology of the Jersey Shale Formation, its relationship to the overlying volcanic rocks, and the inferred regional setting, are all consistent with deposition in a basin perched on a continental slope adjacent to a volcanic arc above a subduction zone.
  
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[[Category:Jersey, classical areas of British geology]]
 
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