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bedding plane

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noun Geology.
  1. the surface that separates one stratum, layer, or bed of stratified rock from another.
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Origin of bedding plane

First recorded in 1895–1900
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  • A bedding-plane is one which separates two beds, and its existence is determined during the deposition of the beds.

    The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology

    J. E. Marr