Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Conformity

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_387

Continuous sedimentation results in no prolonged gaps in time between rock strata and no loss of the evidence of biological evolution. This type of bedding surface is called a conformity and can be used to determine occurrence of major events or tectonic movements during the sedimentation process.

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