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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 Geology | William Harmon Norton
  • As shown in Figure 207, a strong unconformity (nm´, Fig. 207) parts the schists and the Algonkian.

    The Elements of Geology | William Harmon Norton
  • Such an erosion surface, called an “unconformity,” marks a gap in the geological record of the district where it occurs.

    Geology | William J. Miller
  • An unconformity may indicate that the beds below it have at some time been raised above the sea and have been eroded.

    Geology | William 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.

    Geology | William J. Miller

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