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Author Topic:   The Story in the Rocks - Southwestern U.S.
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Message 121 of 121 (786828)
06-27-2016 7:58 PM
Reply to: Message 120 by Minnemooseus
06-27-2016 5:59 PM


Re: Unconformities?
Just because you see tilted rocks and (apparently) flat lying rocks in the same view doesn't automatically mean angular unconformity. You might, for example, be seeing a tilted limb of an anticline in the foreground and the flat lying crest of the same anticline in the distance. I think you need to see more detail to make a judgement.

Well, it's always good to see the two geometries in contact.

However, if one were a YEC ...


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