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Principle of lateral continuity


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  ...

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 ...

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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 ...
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Aug 12, 2014 ... Ch12 Lateral continuity. DCC - Geology Online. SubscribeSubscribed Unsubscribe 650650. Loading... Loading... Working... Add to ...

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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 ...



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

Nicolaus Steno : Feature Articles - NASA Earth Observatory


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 ...

Lateral Continuity (Nicolaus Steno, 1638-1687)


Lateral Continuity (Nicolaus Steno, 1638-1687). Sedimentary rocks are composed of fragments of preexisting rocks that have been both mechanically and ...

Principles of Historical Geology


Principle of Original Lateral Continuity. • Principle of Intrusive Relationships. • Principle of Cross-Cutting Relationships. • Principle of Fossil Succession – will.

Relative Dating - Department of Paleobiology - Smithsonian


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 ...

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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 ...

Stratigraphy Concepts - GeologyClass.org


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  ...