stra|tig|ra|phy «struh TIHG ruh fee», noun.
1. the branch of geology that deals with the order and position of strata.
2. the order and position of the strata (of a country or region): »

The stratigraphy of river deposits can pose obdurate problems (G. H. Dury).

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