the surface that separates one stratum, layer, or bed of stratified rock from another.
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