disconformity

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disconformity

[‚dis·kən′fȯr·məd·ē]
(geology)
Unconformity between parallel beds or strata.
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For VES far from the dumpsite, a good correlation was observed between the electrical resistivity derived 1D subsurface model and the geology model, while some disconformities were noticed in VES closed to the dumpsite as shown in Figures 2, 3, and 4.
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The Earthwork Era is represented by 27 interior sites (all earthworks) located in seven clusters, 86% (n=113) of the total interior assays, sedimentary disconformities in five paleocores, a largely savanna interior landscape, and changes in pottery attributes.
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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.