Definition of Lithostratigraphy. Meaning of Lithostratigraphy. Synonyms of Lithostratigraphy

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Definition of Lithostratigraphy

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- Lithostratigraphy is a sub-discipline of stratigraphy, the geological science ****ociated with the study of strata or rock layers. Major focuses include...
- and layered volcanic rocks. Stratigraphy has two related subfields: lithostratigraphy (lithologic stratigraphy) and biostratigraphy (biologic stratigraphy)...
- A formation or geological formation is the fundamental unit of lithostratigraphy. A formation consists of a certain amount of rock strata that have a...
- Series are subdivisions of rock layers based on the age of the rock and formally defined by international conventions of the geological timescale. A series...
- The Maastrichtian ( /mɑːˈstrɪktiən/) is, in the ICS geologic timescale, the latest age (uppermost stage) of the Late Cretaceous epoch or Upper Cretaceous...
- nappes, in areas of thrust tectonics or to the effects of tectonics on lithostratigraphy. One example of such a tectonostratigraphy is the Scandinavian Caledonides...
- In chronostratigraphy, a stage is a succession of rock strata laid down in a single age on the geologic timescale, which usually represents millions of...
- Scalpay Sandstone Formation are ****igned to the Lias Group. In Dutch lithostratigraphy, the name Lias has no official status, however, it is often used for...
- ago (Ma), which is preserved in Upper Jur****ic strata. In European lithostratigraphy, the name "Malm" indicates rocks of Late Jur****ic age. In the past...
- The Houthem Formation, named after the Dutch town of Houthem, is a geological formation that crops out in the south of Belgian and Dutch Limburg. It has...
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