inclined bedding

inclined bedding

[in′klīnd ′bed·iŋ]
(geology)
A type of bedding in which the strata dip in the direction of current flow.
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Inclined bedding, planar cross-stratified in large scale sets (up to 2-4 m thick), grading upwards to thin to thick-bedded; tabular or wedge-shaped beds.
Bedding planes, such as cross bedding, inclined bedding, and horizontal bedding, often weaken a sandstone formation.