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OTHER WORDS FROM stratigraphystra·tig·ra·pher, stra·tig·ra·phist, nounstrat·i·graph·ic [strat-i-graf-ik], /ˌstræt ɪˈgræf ɪk/, strat·i·graph·i·cal, adjectivestrat·i·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for stratigraphy
It was in this way chiefly that William Smith, the founder of English stratigraphic geology, used them.
The absence of the mesonychids might, but probably should not, be explained as a result of stratigraphic differences.
A grouping of distinct species of fossils correlated with stratigraphic characters in the rocks determines these subdivisions.Dinosaurs|William Diller Matthew
This assumption is further backed by stratigraphic evidence provided by projectile points (table 4).The Topanga Culture Final Report on Excavations, 1948|A. E. Treganza
Similar stratigraphic relations are shown at many other places.The Geography of the Region about Devils Lake and the Dalles of the Wisconsin|Rollin D. Salisbury