Horizontal Rock

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This illustration shows exceptions to horizontal rock formations. When a river empties ino a lake or sea, the bottom of which, near its mouth, is more or less inclined, the deposits of detritus made by the river will for a while conform to the slope of the bottom.


James D. Dana, New Text-book of Geology (New York: Ivison, Blakeman & Company, 1883) 51


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