interstratification

noun in·ter·strat·i·fi·ca·tion \ ˌin-tər-ˌstra-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of interstratification

plural interstratifications
: arrangement in alternate strata
  • areas where interstratification occurs
  • discovered various interstratifications of clay and limestone

First Known Use of interstratification

1832

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