columnar section

columnar section

[kə′ləm·nər ′sek·shən]
(geology)
A vertical strip or scale drawing of the strip taken from a given area or locality showing the sequence of the rock units and their stratigraphic relationship, and indicating the thickness, lithology, age, classification, and fossil content of the rock units. Also known as section.
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In the advancing direction of the 11215 working face, the drilling-hole detection was conducted and the geology columnar section of the working face was obtained through analysis, as presented in Figure 2.
It could be observed from the geology columnar section that the immediate roof was medium sandstone, of 6.5 m in average thickness, with a color of gray white and a layered distribution.
The borehole columnar section of Working face 4104 is shown in Figure 4(a).
FIGURE 4: Borehole columnar section and major surface fissures of Working face 4104.
Three undisturbed sections from the studied areas were selected for the columnar sections and correlation of dimension stones.