Meaning bedding plane
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bedding plane


the boundary between two stratified rock layers
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A layer in a series of sedimentary beds that marks a change in the type of deposits.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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surface parallel to the surface of a deposition of sediment. In shales, the rocks split along the bedding plane; in some sandstones however, the split is marked by changes in colour and grain size.
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bedding plane


Horizontal plane of sedimentary stone in the position of its original formation.
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A surface parallel to the surface of deposition, which may or may not have a physical expression. The original attitude of a bedding plane should not be assumed to have been horizontal. See also CROSS-BEDDING.
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The bedding plane is the surface that separates one layer (or bed) of sedimentary stone from another.
Source: blueoceanstone.com

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Surface separating layers of sedimentary rocks and deposits. Each bedding plane marks termination of one deposit and beginning of another of different character, such as a surface separating a sandstone bed from an overlying mudstone bed. Rock tends to breaks or separate, readily along bedding planes.
Source: ge-at.iastate.edu

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A surface parallel to the surface of deposition, which may or may not have a physical expression. The original attitude of a bedding plane should not be assumed to have been horizontal. See also cross [..]
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bedding plane


the boundary between adjacent layers or strata in a sedimentary rock.
Source: itseducation.asia

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A surface separating layers of sedimentary rocks and deposits. A bedding plane marks termination of one deposit and beginning of another of different character, such as a surface separating a sandston [..]
Source: fossilmall.com

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A surface separating layers of sedimentary rocks and deposits. A bedding plane marks termination of one deposit and beginning of another of different character, such as a surface separating a sandston [..]
Source: fossilmuseum.net


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