formation (Q736917)

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A body of rock identified by lithic characteristics and stratigraphic position; it is usually but not necessarily tabular and is mappable at the Earth's surface or traceable in the subsurface. Smaller than a subgroup
  • geological formation
  • geologic formation
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formation
A body of rock identified by lithic characteristics and stratigraphic position; it is usually but not necessarily tabular and is mappable at the Earth's surface or traceable in the subsurface. Smaller than a subgroup
  • geological formation
  • geologic formation

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