Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Stratigraphic Correlation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2346

Stratigraphic correlation is the process of determining whether the stratigraphic units in different regions have consistent or inconsistent characteristics and properties or whether the strata are correlative or not correlative. Stratigraphic correlation is the extension of stratigraphic units or stratigraphic boundaries away from a stratigraphic zone. Please see “ Stratigraphic Classification”.

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