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overstep

[′ō·vər‚step]
(geology)
An overlap characterized by the regular truncation of older units of a complete sedimentary sequence by one or more later units of the sequence.
A stratum deposited on the upturned edges of underlying strata.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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