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Striped rock layers at the head of Vermont Creek. Mt Syphax behind;  Columbia-Shuswap, British Columbia, Canada

Factual research for the layering of rock - Also conceptual for the curve in the rock formation Striped rock layers at the head of Vermont Creek. Mt Syphax behind;

Detachment fold in Rundle thrust plate, Mt Rundle, Alberta Canada,  EAS 4260 Structural Geology

Detachment fold in Rundle thrust plate, Mt Rundle, Alberta Canada, EAS 4260 Structural Geology

Reverse Fault | ... wall has risen relative to the footwall, this is a reverse fault

USA: Reverse Fault: the footwall is on the left. Since the beds indicate that the hanging wall has risen relative to the footwall, this is a reverse fault. Photo: Norris W.

Checkerboard Mesa, an example of cross bedding, at Zion National Park, Utah

Cross Bedding in fossilized sand dunes of the Navajo Sandstone, Checkerboard Mesa, Zion NP

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Posts about geology written by zsylvester

The Eastern California Shear Zone (ECSZ): one of the most fascinat-ing geological areas in the world. This area has experienced folding/ faulting/ igneous intrusions/ meta-morphism/ lake deposits/ limestone deposition/earthquakes/ landslides. The Calico Mtns in the ECSZ have some terrific geological exposures. Shown here is an anticline in sand-stone/ siltstone/ limestone charac-terized by a sharp bend of over 90°

Eastern CA Shear Zone (ECSZ): one of the most fascinating geological areas in…

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