Chronostratigraphy

Chronostratigraphy is the branch of stratigraphy that studies the age of rock strata in relation to time. The ultimate aim of chronostratigraphy is to arrange the sequence of deposition and the time of deposition of all rocks within a geological region, and eventually, the entire geologic record of the Earth. The standard stratigraphic nomenclatur...
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chronostratigraphy

chronostratigraphy The study of geologic history based on the age of rock strata and their time sequences.
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Chronostratigraphy

The classification of rock successions based on relative age and time relationships.
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chronostratigraphy

The establishing of time relations in stratified rocks. The term is generally restricted to deposition-related processes in which the superpositional properties can be used to establish a detailed historical record.
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