An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps by G. M. Bennison (auth.)

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Reproduced by permission of the Director General, British Geological Survey: NERC copyright reserved. 33 o Map 14 34 SCALE metres 500 Pre- and post-unconformity faulting After the deposition of the older set of strata earth movements causing uplift may also give rise to faulting of the strata. The unconformable series (the younger set of beds), not being laid down until a later period, are unaffected by this faulting. Earth movements subsequent to the deposition of the unconformable beds would, if they caused faulting, produce faults which affect both sets of strata.

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