Flysch is a general term which can be applied to most sedimentary deposits formed during orogeny.
Flysch (fl?sh), n. [A Swiss word, fr. G. fliessen to flow, melt.] Geol.
A name given to the series of sandstones and schists overlying the true nummulitic formation in the Alps, and included in the Eocene Tertiary.
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