rock sequence

Main Entry:  rock sequence
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a set of rocks contained in a series of layers, used to interpret the paleoenvironment over a period of time
Example:  The volcanic and sedimentary rock sequence exposed on Macquarie Island is basically made up of three components.
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