Fold geology

Explore the intriguing world of fold geology with these captivating examples and detailed explanations. Discover how folds are formed and the impact they have on the Earth's surface.
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Folds and Foliations Geometry of Folds Imagine a carpet lying flat on the floor. Push on one end of the carpet, and it will wrinkle or contort into a series of wavelike curves. Stresses developed during mountain building can similarly warp or bend bedding and foliation (or other planar features) in rock. The result a curve in the shape of a rock layer is called a fold. Geometric characteristics of folds. Not all folds look the same some look like arches, some look like troughs, and some have…

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Susanne Janecke