Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Parastratotype

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1837

A parastratotype is a supplemental stratotype for a holostratotype used to illustrate the diversity and heterogeneity of a defined stratigraphic unit or to indicate other characteristics of a holostratotype.

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