strata

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well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward artesian well
domed rock formation where a core of rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata diapir
forcing of molten rock into fissures or between strata of an earlier rock formation intrusion
geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction monocline
population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum proportional sample , representative sample , stratified sample
population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum proportional sampling , representative sampling , stratified sampling
condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group social stratification , stratification
act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata stratification
branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata stratigraphy
spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata transgression
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