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How were sedimentary rocks created?


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Sedimentary rocks have a clue to their origin in the name - sediment.

They are the products of lots and lots of dead marine creatures which piled up on the sea floor as they were formed in water.

These piled up together over a period of time and the pressure of them all caused the formation of rock.

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