Last edited 12 Oct 2020

Stratigraphy

Green infrastructure and open environments: London’s foundations: protecting the geodiversity of the capital, Supplementary Planning Guidance, published by the Mayor of London in March 2012, defines stratigraphy as: ‘The definition and description of the stratified rocks of the Earth's crust.’

Lithostratigraphy is: ‘The branch of stratigraphy concerned with the description of rock units in terms of their lithological features and spatial relationships.’

See also: Sub-surface stratigraphy.

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