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paraconformable 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, in which the contact between the two units is planar, and may be coincident with a bedding plane. 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
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