disconformity

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disconformity

[‚dis·kən′fȯr·məd·ē]
(geology)
Unconformity between parallel beds or strata.
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The inception of the Earthwork Era is documented by sedimentary disconformities in five of the nine dated paleocores, a change in ceramic temper from beach sand to grog, and the expansion of site types and occupied area.
We would like every student who enrolls at ISU to be fully prepared and have no disconformities," Gallagher said.
Seeing the gentle roll of cuesta, I must learn to see beneath, to see the contact zones and disconformities, to tell at once the Eagle Ford from Goodland and Woodbine by the color, by the smell and taste of the chalk.
Formational nomenclature for the Saint John Group employed herein follows Tanoli (1987) and Tanoli and Pickerill (1988), however, boundary revisions and significant disconformities as outlined in Landing (1996) and Landing and Westrop (1998) are taken into consideration (Fig.
To various extents and with numerous local disconformities, all Paleozoic periods, except Silurian, are represented in the Black Hills.