false bedding

  1. another name for cross bedding

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How to use false bedding in a sentence

  • Hillocks of drifting sand frequently shew a similar structure, but their false bedding is, as a rule, much more pronounced.

    Geology | James Geikie
  • This structure is called false bedding; the layers or lamin not coinciding with the planes of stratification.

    Geology | James Geikie
  • Sandstones full of false-bedding were probably accumulated more rapidly than finely-laminated shales or clays.

  • These deposits are generally stratified, and frequently show diagonal or false-bedding.