Explication of the «boundary» concept in stratigraphy
- National Mineral Resources University (Mining University)
Elements, forming the simple conceptions in stratigraphy such as a point, geological stratotype and point, a line, a surface and a boundary were characterized. Mediation of the mentioned conceptions through the ordinary mind is not enough for understanding of the spatiotemporal relations of the geological bodies in stratigraphy. The algorithm of the origination and typification of stratigraphical boundaries is also under consideration.