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  • n. Plural form of unconformity.


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  • The commanding power of the law in positive precepts and prohibitions, which justified persons are subject unto, does make and constitute all their unconformities unto it to be no less truly and properly sins in their own nature, than they would be if their persons were obnoxious unto the curse of it.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • To do this, however, the conditions of sedimentation, the initial irregularities of the beds, the structural conditions, including unconformities, and other factors must be studied.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

  • Pre-Cambrian time probably was longer than all later geological time down to the present, as we may infer from the vast thicknesses of its rocks and the unconformities which part them.

    The Elements of Geology

  • It is largely by means of unconformities that we read the history of mountain making and other deformations and movements of the crust.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Great unconformities divide it into well-defined systems, but as only the scantiest traces of fossils appear here and there among its strata, it is as yet impossible to correlate the formations of different regions and to give them names of more than local application.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Great unconformities, UU 'separate the Algonkian both from the Archean and from the Cambrian, and divide it into three distinct systems,

    The Elements of Geology

  • How geological history may be read in unconformities is further illustrated in

    The Elements of Geology

  • In Figure 262 the student may read an outline of the history of the Lake Superior region, the deformations which it suffered, their relative severity, the times when they occurred, and the erosion cycles marked by the successive unconformities.

    The Elements of Geology

  • Potentially more important to geological thinking are those unconformities that signal large chunks of geological history are missing, even though the strata on either side of the unconformity are perfectly parallel and show no evidence of erosion.

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  • Detailed mapping of regional unconformities combined with their chronostratigraphic model reveal that the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet first developed in the Late Middle Miocene to Early Late Miocene.

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