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Description:

This animation shows the formation of an angular unconformity - one where the layers above and below the unconformity are not parallel to each other, but form an angle. Examining the final result allows one to infer the sequence of the rocks' formation.

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  • Science > General

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Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Geology,Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Higher Education,Geoscience,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Structural geology,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090516192709652T,Graduate/Professional,Earth science

Language:

English

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