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.
In recent years, a new physical modeling technique, that is, the Physically Finite Elemental Slab Assemblage (PFESA), has been proposed to construct large-scale geological physical models for mimicking stratified rock masses [12].
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].
These points to the need to estimate the mechanical parameters of stratified rock mass, which take into account the changes in the amount of the confining pressure.
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.
Savage, "Gravity-induced stresses in stratified rock masses," Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, vol.
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.