Contact Type

buttress unconformity

definition An unconformity in which onlapping strata are truncated against a steep topographic scarp. 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 buttress unconformity
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of buttress unconformity