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Unformatted text preview: nonhorizontality must have occurred after the deposition. The cross cutting relationship states that the cut formation is older that the formation doing the cutting. Another prominent feature is an unconformity which occurs when the rate of deposition has been interrupted, the sediments eroded and deposition renewed. A clear break in the sequence of events is apparent. One type of unconformity is an angular unconformity where strata with originally horizontal bedding planes now have bedding planes that intersect. Significant because it reflects a major episode of geologic change....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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