noun, plural su·per·stra·ta [soo-per-strey-tuh, -strat-uh, soo-per-strey-tuh, -strat-uh], /ˈsu pərˌstreɪ tə, -ˌstræt ə, ˌsu pərˈstreɪ tə, -ˈstræt ə/, su·per·stra·tums.
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Many of the best have a substratum of stones and sand, and a thin superstratum of vegetable earth.A History of Champagne|Henry Vizetelly
Several pools, supplied by springs coming from under the superstratum of sandstone, were passed during the day.Journals of Australian Explorations|A C and F T Gregory
The soil is generally deep, more or less yellow, and somewhat clayey; the hollows having a thin superstratum of black mould.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
They are probably kept near to the surface of the earth by a superstratum of cold air.The Reason Why|Anonymous
After a time the superstratum of rock, which is full of cracks and seams, is undermined and precipitated into the chasm below.The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts|George W. Holley