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An unconformity thus records movements of the crust and a consequent break in the deposition of the strata.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
As shown in Figure 207, a strong unconformity (nm´, Fig. 207) parts the schists and the Algonkian.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
Such an erosion surface, called an “unconformity,” marks a gap in the geological record of the district where it occurs.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
An unconformity may indicate that the beds below it have at some time been raised above the sea and have been eroded.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
If beds of rock may be regarded as leaves in the volume of geologic history, an unconformity marks a gap in the record.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
And if the unconformity be widespread, the lost interval is correspondingly great.
At Llandovery they rest unconformably upon Ordovician rocks (Bala), but in many other places no unconformity is traceable.
A marked unconformity is found locally in the centre of these.
They are separable into a lower and upper division with an unconformity often occurring between them.
Not far from North Grimston there must evidently be great unconformity of strata.

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