disconformity








noun, plural dis·con·form·i·ties.

  1. Geology. the surface of a division between parallel rock strata, indicating interruption of sedimentation: a type of unconformity.
  2. Archaic. nonconformity.

noun plural -ties

  1. lack of conformity; discrepancy
  2. the junction between two parallel series of stratified rocks, representing a considerable period of erosion of the much older underlying rocks before the more recent ones were deposited

  1. A type of unconformity in which the successive strata are parallel.

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