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1. Stratigraphy based on the physical and petrographic properties or categorization of rock strata based on their lithology (color, texture, and composition).
2. A written interpretation of the physical characteristics of sedimentary rocks.
3. The study and correlation of strata to elucidate earth history on the basis of their lithology, or mineral content, grain size, texture, and color of rocks.