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- n. A set of tertiary strata in the Alps.
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Flysch, representing both the Cretaceous and Eocene systems, is widely distributed.
Jurassic rock, and repose on the much more recent Flysch.
In sharp contrast to the Flysch scenery, they stand as abrupt and gigantic erratics, which have been transported from the central zone of the Alps lying far to the south.
For example, the Flysch-formation is a formation of several thousand feet in thickness (as much as 6000 in some places), and it extends for at least 300 miles from Vienna to