bedding plane

noun

Definition of bedding plane

: the surface that separates each successive layer of a stratified rock from its preceding layer : a depositional plane : a plane of stratification

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“Bedding plane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedding%20plane. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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