honeycomb formation

honeycomb formation

[′hən·ē‚kōm fȯr‚mā·shən]
(geology)
A rock stratum containing large cavities or caverns.
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It is also uncertain whether these remains did in fact derive from the Honeycomb Formation because Carboniferous conglomerate and arkose also crop out at Quaco Head.
Palaeomagnetic data from the Honeycomb Formation indicate largely reverse polarities, with higher strata being of mixed polarity; this is consistent with a Late Permian age (Olsen et al.
An important role of salt weathering in honeycomb formation is accepted for sandstone outcrops lying within the reach of wave splash and salt spray at seashores (e.
Nothing surpasses the drama of Roppongi's porous facade, a monumental pixelized screen of 30 000 parallel glass tubes in honeycomb formation that is both reflective and transparent to the pedestrian with kaleidoscopic views into the interior.