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A conformable sequence of inclined strata, deposited during a marine regression, in which each stratum is succeeded laterally by progressively younger units, marking the direction in which the sea retreated. Compare overlap. See also overstep; and seismic stratigraphy.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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