lithostratigraphy


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lithostratigraphy

[¦lith·ō·strə′tig·rə·fē]
(geology)
A branch of stratigraphy concerned with the description and interpretation of sedimentary successions in terms of their lithic character.
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In the case of other areas, the relationship between lithostratigraphy of the remaining layers and the process of the formation of Earth fissures cannot be confirmed.
Lithostratigraphy of the Upper Oligocene--Miocene succession of Denmark.
1992, Lithostratigraphy, petrology, diagenesis, and environments of deposition of the Upper Cambrian Jordan Sandstone (M.
Lithostratigraphy and evolution of fluvial style of the Siwalik Group in the Hetauda-Bakiya Khola area, central Nepal.
In the local lithostratigraphy the Upper Siwaliks comprises from the base to the top of the Tatrot Formation, the Pinjor Formation and the Boulder Conglomerate Formation (Nanda, 2002; Kumaravel et al.
A new geological map of the island of Syros (Aegean Sea, Greece); implications for lithostratigraphy and structural history of the Cycladic Blueschist Unit.
The lithostratigraphy has been described extensively by other authors (Thurmond 1974; Winkler et al.
A (1978) Geologic Notes: Tertiary lithostratigraphy of the Niger Delta AAPG Bull.
The Red Sea-Gulf of Aden: Biostratigraphy, Lithostratigraphy and Paleoenvironments.
in 'Depositional environments, lithostratigraphy, and biostratigraphy of the White River and Arikaree Groups' (eds.