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PREFERRED TERM
stratigraphic sections  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • geologic sections
  • geologic units
  • sections (geologic)
  • sections (stratigraphic)
  • strata
  • stratum
SCOPE NOTE
  • Vertical arrangement in layers of rock units whose sequence is used to study the geological history of the strata.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/stratigraphic%20sections
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