Contact Type

angular unconformable contact

definition An unconformable contact between two geological units in which the older, underlying rocks dip at an angle different from the younger, overlying strata, usually in which younger sediments rest upon the eroded surface of tilted or folded older rocks. more like this
source Neuendorf, K.K.E, Mehl, J.P. & Jackson, J.A. (eds), 2005. Glossary of geology, 5th Edition. American Geological Institute, Alexandria, 779 p. more like this
broader unconformable contact
narrower angular unconformable contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of angular unconformable contact