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ID: 300380254
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380254

 

Record Type: concept
varved clay (<sedimentary rock by form>, sedimentary rock, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Repetitive sedimentary rock stratification-formed over the course of a year reflecting seasonal sedimentation variations, usually alternating finer and coarser layers (or ‘varves’) of sand or clay which often exhibit contrasting colors.
 
Terms:
varved clay (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
clay, varved (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
gelaagde klei (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of rock (inorganic material)
.................... rock (inorganic material) (G)
Hierarchy of sedimentary rock
........................ sedimentary rock (G)
Hierarchy of <sedimentary rock by form>
............................ <sedimentary rock by form> (G)
Hierarchy of varved clay
................................ varved clay (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Gelaagd afzettingsmateriaal dat in de loop van een jaar wordt afgezet en dat varieert met het seizoen. Vaak is er een afwisseling van fijnere en grovere lagen zand of klei, waarin vaak contrasterende kleuren te zien zijn. 

Sources and Contributors:
clay, varved............  [GCI, VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
gelaagde klei............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..........................  IATE
..........................  UvA Talen
varved clay............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 14 January 2013
.......................  Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 14 January 2013
.......................  Dictionary of Architecture and Construction [Online] (2006) accessed 14 January 2013
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 14 January 2013
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 14 January 2013
.......... Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology [online] (n.d.) accessed 14 January 2013
.......... Dictionary of Architecture and Construction [Online] (2006) accessed 14 January 2013
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 14 January 2013
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... IATE
.......... UvA Talen

 

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