Feature Type

Feature Type Name

Marker bed



A geological formation serving as a marker - an easily recognised stratigraphic feature with distinctive characteristics traceable over long distances.


Australia adopts the Geoscience Australia "Geoscience Data Dictionary" for geological feature classes located on the web at: http://www.agso.gov.au/general/technotes/20011112_53.jsp

Table Name


Australia's Implementation Table Names


None entered in defining this feature type

None entered in categorising this feature type

Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1005 Age   Mandatory number(10)   years Types
1006 AGSO_Code An identification code assigned to the feature as specified in the AGSO table. Optional number(10)     Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1054 Description Describing, verbal portrait, of a person, object, or event Mandatory character(100)     Types
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types
1164 Rock_Type   Mandatory character(50)
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