Stratigraphic lexicon

The Lithostratigraphic Lexicon of Switzerland describes the lithostratigraphic units occurring in Switzerland. It is a convenient reference work for geologists from academia and industry.

Lower Freshwater Molasse profile (Aquitanian age) in the Wallenried Quarry
Profile of the Lower Freshwater Molasse (Aquitanian age) in the Wallenried Quarry (Canton FR). Deposits of a meandering river in a flood plain.

The Lithostratigraphic Lexicon of Switzerland lists the valid name of the lithostratigraphic units, describes their lithology and provides details on distribution, upper and lower contacts, type locality and bibliographic references.

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Alain Morard Dr. phil. nat., Geologist
President Swiss Committee on Stratigraphy (SCS)
swisstopo / Swiss Geological Survey
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Dr. phil. nat., Geologist
President Swiss Committee on Stratigraphy (SCS)
swisstopo / Swiss Geological Survey
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