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Geological formation   /dʒˌiəlˈɑdʒɪkəl fɔrmˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Geological formation

(geology) the geological features of the earth.  Synonym: formation.

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"Geological formation" Quotes from Famous Books

... are seen at work, on one hand, superficial separation; on the other, underlying unity. The splintered peaks may stand, or seem to stand, apart from their sister summits, or may frown at each other across impassable gorges, but they all belong to one geological formation, and in their depths their bases blend indistinguishably into a continuous whole. Their tops are miles apart, but beneath the surface they are one. And so the things that bind Christian men together are the great things and the deepest things; and ...
— Expositions of Holy Scripture - Ephesians; Epistles of St. Peter and St. John • Alexander Maclaren

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