Bayhead Deltas
Trinity Bayhead Delta

The modern Trinity bayhead delta was the subject a master's thesis project by a Rice graduate student (McEwen, 1969) that resulted in a detailed facies map for the delta. One of the key observations of McEwen was that the delta includes a widespread mouthbar sand body.

Thomas and Anderson (1994) mapped the distribution of late Pleistocene and Holocene bayhead deltas within the Trinity Valley and their map provides a good insight into the extent of bayhead delta deposits within an incised valley.

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