Interbedding

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In geology, Interbedding occurs when beds (layers or rock) of a particular lithology lie between or alternate with beds of a different lithology.[1] For example, sedimentary rocks may be interbedded if there were sea level variations in their sedimentary depositional environment.[2]

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  1. ^ UCMP glossary ucmp.berkeley.edu Retrieved on- March 2008
  2. ^ Harper, John A.; Christopher D. Laughrey; Jaime Kostelnik; David P. Gold; Arnold G. Doden (2004-05-26). "Trenton and Black River Carbonates in the Union Furnace Area of Blair and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania : Introduction". Field Trip Guidebook for the Eastern Section AAPG Annual Meeting, September 10, 2003 and the PAPG Spring Field Trip, May 26, 2004. Pennsylvania Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-06-14.