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stratigraphic trap


in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199211944
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726613
stratigraphic trap

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Oil or gas trap resulting from lithologic variations, e.g. interbedded lenses of sands and silts in a deltaic environment. See

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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