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Principle of lateral continuity

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The principle of lateral continuity states that layers of sediment initially extend laterally in all directions; in other words, they are laterally continuous. As a result  ...

The principle of lateral continuity | Geology IN

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Feb 24, 2014 ... The principle of lateral continuity states that layers of sediment initially extend laterally in all directions; in other words, they are laterally ...

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Mar 19, 2015 ... The Law of Lateral Continuity helps us line up layers that are missing chunks in the middle due to weathering, erosion and deposition. 1) Enjoy ...

Law of Lateral Continuity - STRATA Terminology

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The principle of original lateral continuity proposes strata originally extended in all directions until they thinned to zero or terminated against the edges of their ...

Principle of lateral continuity - Revolvy

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The principle of lateral continuity states that layers of sediment initially extend laterally in all directions; in other words, they are laterally continuous. As a result  ...

Geological Time Flashcards

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Feb 9, 2006 ... Demonstration of the physical continuity of rock units or biostratigraphic units, ... Law of; Superposition, original horizontality, lateral continuity ...

a19 - e-Geowords

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Principle of lateral continuity Steno's third principle is to assume that a stratum cannot end abruptly within a basin of deposition, but must feather out, or extend ...

4.1: Principles of Relative - Geology Online Subchapter

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This concept known as the Principle of Lateral Continuity allows us to assume that similar layers of rock or sediment that are separated by a valley or other ...

Relative Dating - Department of Paleobiology - Smithsonian

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The Principle of Lateral Continuity: Rock layers extend for some distance over Earth's surface—from a few meters to hundreds of kilometers, depending on the ...

STRATIGRAPHIC LAWS - UWSP Home Page

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Lateral Continuity- sedimentary rocks are laterally continuous over large areas. A useful way for Wisconsinites to consider this law is to think of snowfalls.

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Stratigraphy Concepts - Geology Class

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3) Law of Lateral Continuity– Horizontal strata extend laterally until they thin to zero thickness (pinch out) at the edge of their basin of deposition. Other Important  ...

The Principle of Original Lateral Continuity

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Nicolaus Steno : Feature Articles - NASA Earth Observatory

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Steno's final principle is the “principle of lateral continuity,” which says that sediment layers spread out until they reach an obstacle that keeps them from ...