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isopach

[ ahy-suh-pak ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌpæk /
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noun Geology.
a line drawn on a map connecting all points of equal thickness of a particular geologic formation.
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Origin of isopach

1915–20; iso- + -pach<Greek páchos thickness
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British Dictionary definitions for isopach

isopach

isopachyte (ˌaɪsəʊˈpækaɪt)

/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌpæk) /

noun
geology a line on a map connecting points below which a particular rock stratum has the same thickness

Word Origin for isopach

C20: from iso- + Greek pakhus thick, pakhutēs thickness
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