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1. Stratigraphy based on the physical and petrographic properties of rocks.
2. Interpretation of the physical characters of sedimentary rocks.

lith′o·strat′i·graph′ic (-străt′ĭ-grăf′ĭk) adj.
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With in this approximately two-million-year time spanning the Dienerian and Smithian stage, these researchers by applying the Unitary Association (UA) method, have identified in time successive orders, 13 UA-zones in the Dienerian times and 12 UA-zones in the Smithian times; all of these were traceable in the field and can be tied up with actual lithostratigraphy of the sections (Bruhwiler et al.
Revised Lithostratigraphy and Megafloral Biostratigraphy of the New River and Kanawha Formations (Pottsville Group: Lower and Middle Pennsylvanian) in Southern West Virginia.
2013b): Middle Triassic carbonate lithostratigraphy of the Southern Brianconnais (Cottian Alps, Italy) and comparison with the surrounding areas.
This re-evaluation was then used to review the lithostratigraphy and improve the accuracy and consistency of formation tops.
Lithostratigraphy of the Cretaceous-Paleocene Nuussuaq Group, Nuussuaq Basin, West Greenland.
Most of these contributions dealt with lithostratigraphy and paleoenvironments, but the fossils are recorded in poor communications without descriptions and illustrations.
1973, Cambrian lithostratigraphy of the Michigan Basin: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v.
The previous studies have focused on biostratigraphy and lithostratigraphy of the Asmari Formation and was originally defined in primary works by [18,54,64,63].