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The person in this photo is standing next to a fold in layers of strong well-cemented sandstone in the Borrego Desert in California

Lulworth Cove - Folding of the Rocks | Geology IN

When the continents of Africa and Europe collided Ma ago the effects were far reaching causing changes in the rock formations many of miles away. The rocks at Lulworth were lifted, twisted and folded over into their present position.

Marin Headlands with exposure of chert in a tight, plunging synclinal fold.

Grass-covered rolling hills in Marin Headlands with exposure of chert in a tight synclinal fold.

Bands of black basic gneiss and grey acid gneiss were formed from igneous rocks more than 2000 million years ago. In a later event, they have been cut across by intrusions of pink granite. Near Loch Laxford, NW Scotland.

Bands of black basic gneiss & grey acid gneiss were formed from igneous rocks more than 2000 Ma ago. In a later event, they have been cut across by intrusions of pink granite. Near Loch Laxford, NW Scotland

Folding in the Torngat Mountains, a mountain range on the Labrador Peninsula, Canada

Folding in the Torngat Mountains, a mountain range on the Labrador Peninsula, Canada

Split Apple Rock "Tokangawha" | #Geology #GeologyPage #Tokangawha #NewZealand Split Apple Rock "Tokangawha" is a geological rock formation in The Tasman Bay off the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/split-apple-rock.html Geology Page www.geologypage.com

Split Apple Rock "Tokangawha" | #Geology #GeologyPage #Tokangawha #NewZealand Split Apple Rock "Tokangawha" is a geological rock formation in The Tasman Bay off the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2016/05/split-apple-rock.html Geology Page www.geologypage.com

Beautifull chevron fold, Asmari Formation, Iran

Chevron folding, Asmari Formation, Iran Oligocene-Miocene ramp system (Asmari Formation) in the NW of the Zagros basin, Iran: Microfacies, paleoenvironment and depositional sequence

Walking down the axis of an anticline.  Folds in Lower and Middle Cretaceous coal and clastics at a mine at Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada

Walking down the axis of an anticline. Folds in Lower and Middle Cretaceous coal and clastics at a mine at Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada

Small thrust fault and fold in sandstone, southern Oregon (flower structure?).

small thrust fault and fold in sandstone southern oregon -flower-structure-small-flowers.

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