Definition of magnetostratigraphy in English:

magnetostratigraphy

noun

Geology
  • Stratigraphy based on the polarity of the remanent magnetism of rock strata, which constitutes a record of the periodic reversals of polarity in the earth's magnetic field.

Origin

1970s. From magneto- + stratigraphy.

Pronunciation

magnetostratigraphy

/maɡˌniːtəʊstrəˈtɪɡrəfi/