stratified rock

stratified rock

[′strad·ə‚fīd ′räk]
(petrology)

stratified rock

Layered earth materials, deposited as successive beds of sediment and solidified by compaction, cementation, or crystallization; same as sedimentary rock, although not all the latter shows visible stratification.
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Cracked layers along Old Soakers layers suggested the area may have been buried by sediment at one time, leading to stratified rock, NASA officials said.
A few hundred metres below me, glossy eucalyptus leaves flicker encouragingly like ticker-tape, and sinewy fingers of stratified rock burst upwards, lifting me into the clouds.
Planar failure is one of the most common rock slope failure modes that happened in stratified rock masses [5-7].
Taking into account the material and strength anisotropy of the rock mass, the mechanical parameters obtained from the small-sized samples, does not reflect the real mechanical properties of stratified rock mass.
Azure North's design concept draws inspiration from the stratified rock formations, picturesque beach coves and waters of Palawan.
Natural materials are very much the focus this season with horn, stratified rock and wood effects seen throughout the new range.
From a distance, the rarely seen abstractions on unstretched canvas and aluminum from the artist's early career in New York during the 1970s recall aerial maps or stratified rock formations.
Moss-frosted, stratified rock formations are most interesting here, and the gallons-per-minute rate is lower so that the Bash Bish-sized pool beneath Wahconah Falls is much more tranquil (although also posted "no swimming.
It is a simple method and successfully so because the forms suggest stratified rock face and rivulets of water.
Infinite shades of pink, red, and brown stratified rock, some nearly two billion years old, tower a mile overhead as you stop to camp on the riverbanks, exploring Anasazi ruins and breathtaking waterfalls along the way.
Each park has its own unique natural features and attractions--the Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta and the Northwest Territories is home to the world's largest bison herd; the Peace-Athabasca Delta is one of the largest freshwater deltas in the world, and Quebec's Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve has unique stratified rock formations, caused by millennia of erosion.