Dewatering and soft-sediment deformation structures are often associated, because upward flow of water loosens the packing of sediment grains, allowing fluidization to occur.
Load and flame structures. Ordovician Goose Tickle Group, western Newfoundland, Canada.
Dish structures; sandstone turbidites, central Wales.
Sheet structures - Irishtown Formation (Cambrian), Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, Canada.
Sand Volcanoes: Goldenville Group, Indian Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Dewatering structures, Devonian Old Red Sandstone, NE Scotland.
Sandstone dyke, Carboniferous Horton Group, Blue Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada
Convolute Lamination. Ordovician Goose Tickle Group, Western Newfoundland, Canada
"Pseudonodules" - load structures that have become disconnected from their source bed.
Ball and pillow structures - load structures with bulbous rounded shapes
Overturned cross-bedding - produced by current drag across the top of a dewatering cross-bed set. Goose Tickle Group, Port au Port Peninsula, western Newfoundland, Canada.