Contact Type

disconformable contact

definition An unconformable contact between two geological units in which the bedding of the older, underlying unit is parallel to the bedding of the younger, overlying unit, but in which the contact between the two units is marked by an irregular or uneven surface of appreciable relief. 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 disconformable contact
in scheme contacttype
is primary topic of disconformable contact