Geology has been handicapped more than any other science by the difficulty of comparing essential data. Concepts and theories are normally supported by maps and reports which are themselves the products of integration and interpretation of primary data. The techniques of data processing offer an opportunity to geologists to make data from field and laboratory available to their colleagues. These techniques can be used for descriptive data only if the observations, classifications and terminology are entirely objective and consistent.

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