Mechanical stratigraphy

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Mechanical stratigraphy [geometric and mechanical]: where the stratigraphy is defined in terms of rheology, such that different mechanical units control the types or frequencies of structures (e.g., Corbett et al., 1987). Also see bed-bound fault or other type of fracture and layer-bound fault or other type of fracture.(From Peacock et al., 2016, Glossary of fault and other fracture networks, J. Structural, Geology, 92, 12-29).