Fourth Unconformity Essay

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The fourth unconformity is known as paraconformity. This unconformity can be quite controversial because unlike the others it is not spotted as easily. Two layers from different parts of the geological column lie flat and parallel, one on top of the other separated only by a bedding plane with no evidence of erosion which makes this unconformity hard to spot. So, if the rock layers are flat and there is no evidence of erosion what makes geologists think that paraconformities represent long periods of time? Geologists will notice the gap in the fossil sequence. A long time is believed to have passed because the fossils in both the rocks on top and on the bottom, are guessed to be from different periods of time. Geologists study the rocks to
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