stratigraphy

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stratigraphy (countable and uncountable, plural stratigraphies)

  1. (geology) The study of rock layers and the layering process (stratification).
  2. (archaeology) The layering of deposits, with newer remains overlaying older ones, forming a chronology of the site.

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