stratotype

stratotype

[′strad·ə‚tīp]
(geology)
A specifically bounded type section of rock strata to which a time-stratigraphic unit is ascribed, ideally consisting of a complete and continuously exposed and deposited sequence of correlatable strata, and extending from a readily identifiable basal boundary to a readily identifiable top boundary.
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A proposed global boundary stratotype for the base of the Upper Series of the Ordovician System: the Fagelsang section, Scania, southern Sweden.
e INTIMATE GROUP (1999): "Isotopic 'events' in the GRIP ice core: a stratotype for the late Pleistocene", Quaternary Science Rey., 18, pp.
Decision on the Devonian--Carboniferous boundary stratotype. Episodes, 14, 331-336.
Based on detailed stratigraphic work in the stratotype section (La Manga Creek, Mendoza), the depositional environment of La Manga Fm led to identification of two informal units.
With the establishment of the GSSP (Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point) of the base of the Hettangian, and hence the Triassic-Jurassic boundary (Hillebrandt et al.
Chinji Formation has its good exposure in DBAK area and is in strike continuation with its stratotype in Chinji area.
The region on the left bank of the Narva River between Kuningakula settlement and the Mustjogi River is considered as a stratotype area of the Narva RS [2].
In recent decades, under the auspices of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS), the designation of Global Stratotype Sections and Points (GSSPs) has helped (arguably to some) to clarify and stabilize the link between rocks and time.
Sweden: a proposed global stratotype for the base of the second series of the Ordovician System.
Although the global stratotype section and point for the lower boundary of the Cambrian System was approved in 1992 (Brasier et al.
The stratotype is located at the following UTM coordinates: x = 314421, y = 4806840 to the base, x = 313650, y = 4806120 to the top.
The stratotype of the formation (beds by Mannil 1963) was identified in the Blidene-5 core in the interval of 892.0-895.5 m (Birkis et al.

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