stratigraphic separation

stratigraphic separation

[¦strad·ə¦graf·ik ‚sep·ə′rā·shən]
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If the sequence coal, shale, sandstone that is exposed between zero and 30 feet is the same sequence, repeated by the west fault, as that exposed from 153-183 feet (Figure 3), then the stratigraphic separation and the slip of the fault would be approximately 80 feet.