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seismic contact

definition A geophysical contact separating bodies of material defined based on their seismic character. Seismic character is based on transmission of vibrations (seismic waves) through a rock body, and relates to the velocity of transmission, and the nature of reflection, refraction, or transformation of seismic waves by inhomogeneities in the rock body. more like this
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