Bedding plane

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1) A planar or nearly planar surface that visibly separates the individual beds, layers or strata, especially in sedimentary rocks.

2) Any surface, even when conspicuously bent or deformed by folding.

Synonyms and Related Terms

plano de estratificação (Port.)

Resources and Citations

  • José Delgado Rodrigues, LNEC, Submitted information, 2009.

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