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sequence

1. n. [Geology]

A group of relatively conformable strata that represents a cycle of deposition and is bounded by unconformities or correlative conformities. Sequences are the fundamental unit of interpretation in sequence stratigraphy. Sequences comprise systems tracts.

See: conformableconformablecorrelationretrogradationsequence boundarysequence stratigraphystratumsystems tractunconformity

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