Consider the following ocean deposits on ocean floor:

  1. Green muds
  2. Black muds
  3. Red muds

Which of the above is/are terrigenous deposit(s)?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The terrigenous deposits are mainly found on the continental shelves and slopes and mainly consist of sediments derived from wear & tear of the rock material, sand, mud, and silt carried to sea by rivers.

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