How to Pronounce Strata?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Strata" is [stɹˈɑːtə], [stɹˈɑːtə], [s_t_ɹ_ˈɑː_t_ə].

"Strata" in context

A Strata is any layer, or set of layers, of rocks that have been deposited over time. It is commonly used in archaeology, geology, and other fields that require a thorough study of the Earth's structure. Strata can tell a lot about the environment in which the rock layers were formed, and can also be used to compare different regions of the world. For example, a strata formed in the Appalachians can be compared to a strata formed in the Cascade Range.

The common practice of studying rocks in strata form allows geologists to observe the progression of changes that can occur to rock over time.

Usage over time for Strata:

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