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Structural Geology

The images depicted in this gallery show features associated with the structural deformation of rock materials.
 Fold in Canadian Rockies near Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Fold in Canadian Rockies near Canmore, Alberta, Canada
 Thrust fault in an anticlinal fold, Canadian Rockies, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada
Thrust fault in an anticlinal fold, Canadian Rockies, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG3) Right lateral strike-slip offset on the San Andreas Fault., Carrizo Plain, CA
(SG3) Right lateral strike-slip offset on the San Andreas Fault., Carrizo Plain, CA
(SG4) Reverse fault near Yakima, WA
(SG4) Reverse fault near Yakima, WA
(SG5) Upheavel dome, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG5) Upheavel dome, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG6) Normal fault, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, UT
(SG6) Normal fault, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, UT
(SG7) Anticlinal and synclinal folds in Canadian Rockies, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta Canada
(SG7) Anticlinal and synclinal folds in Canadian Rockies, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta Canada
(SG8) Anticlinal and synclinal folds, Mount Kidd, Alberta, Canada
(SG8) Anticlinal and synclinal folds, Mount Kidd, Alberta, Canada
(SG9) Synclinal fold, Calico Hlls, CA
(SG9) Synclinal fold, Calico Hlls, CA
(SG10) Cascade Mountain showing a syncline and anticline, Alberta, Canada
(SG10) Cascade Mountain showing a syncline and anticline, Alberta, Canada
(SG11) Champlain thrust boundary showing dolostone overlying mylonite, VT
(SG11) Champlain thrust boundary showing dolostone overlying mylonite, VT
(SG12) Chevron folds, Golden Gate Bridge Park, CA
(SG12) Chevron folds, Golden Gate Bridge Park, CA
(SG13) Cleavage in incompetent beds, Waits River Fm. near Barre, VT
(SG13) Cleavage in incompetent beds, Waits River Fm. near Barre, VT
(SG14) Close-up of cleavage, Waits River Fm, near Barre, VT
(SG14) Close-up of cleavage, Waits River Fm, near Barre, VT
(SG15) Disharmonic folds in Grenville age rocks, VT
(SG15) Disharmonic folds in Grenville age rocks, VT
Megabreccia Titus Canyon, Death Valley National Park, CA
Megabreccia Titus Canyon, Death Valley National Park, CA
(SG17) Grabens and jointing, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG17) Grabens and jointing, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG18) Mitten Park Fault, a normal fault with the hanging wall to the right, Harpers Corner, Dinosaur National Monument, UT
(SG18) Mitten Park Fault, a normal fault with the hanging wall to the right, Harpers Corner, Dinosaur National Monument, UT
(SG19) Small fold bend thrust fault, Trenton Limestone near South Hero, VT
(SG19) Small fold bend thrust fault, Trenton Limestone near South Hero, VT
(SG20) Joint pattern in Chesler Park, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG20) Joint pattern in Chesler Park, Canyonlands National Park, UT
(SG21) Hogbacks, Dinosaur National Park, UT
(SG21) Hogbacks, Dinosaur National Park, UT
()SG22) Boudinage structure of quartz layer in schist ner Hogback Mountain, VT
()SG22) Boudinage structure of quartz layer in schist ner Hogback Mountain, VT
(SG23) Kink folds in slate near Shelburn, VT
(SG23) Kink folds in slate near Shelburn, VT
(SG24) Chief Mountain a klippe outlier of the Lewis Overthrust, Glacier National Park, MT
(SG24) Chief Mountain a klippe outlier of the Lewis Overthrust, Glacier National Park, MT
(SG25) Slickensides on a fault plane surface, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG25) Slickensides on a fault plane surface, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG26) Lineated slickinsides on fault plane surface, Spring Mountain, PA
(SG26) Lineated slickinsides on fault plane surface, Spring Mountain, PA
(SG27)  Normal fault on the East Kaibab Monocline, AZ
(SG27) Normal fault on the East Kaibab Monocline, AZ
(SG28) Vertically dipping beds, Sheep Creek Canyon, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, UT
(SG28) Vertically dipping beds, Sheep Creek Canyon, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, UT
(SG29) Monocline along the edge of the Monument Upwarp, Mexican Hat, UT
(SG29) Monocline along the edge of the Monument Upwarp, Mexican Hat, UT
(SG30) Dip slope and anti-dip slope are apparent at Mount Rundle, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG30) Dip slope and anti-dip slope are apparent at Mount Rundle, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG31) Steeply dipping rocks, Queen Elizabeth Range, Jsper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG31) Steeply dipping rocks, Queen Elizabeth Range, Jsper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG32) Recumbent fold along the San Andreas Fault near Palmdale, CA
(SG32) Recumbent fold along the San Andreas Fault near Palmdale, CA
(SG33) Synclinal fold in roof pendant. at Convict Lake, CA
(SG33) Synclinal fold in roof pendant. at Convict Lake, CA
(SG34) View of the trace of the San Andreas Fault, Carizzo Plain, CA
(SG34) View of the trace of the San Andreas Fault, Carizzo Plain, CA
(SG35) Steeply dipping rocks of the Queen Elizabeth Range, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG35) Steeply dipping rocks of the Queen Elizabeth Range, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
(SG36) Open inclined syncline near Ferrisburg, VT
(SG36) Open inclined syncline near Ferrisburg, VT
(SG37) Syncline near Hazelton, PA
(SG37) Syncline near Hazelton, PA
(SG38) Taconic thrust fault boundary showing limestone over mylonite, Bennington, VT
(SG38) Taconic thrust fault boundary showing limestone over mylonite, Bennington, VT
(SG39) Detail of fault boundary showing limestone block incorporated within mylonite, Bennington, VT
(SG39) Detail of fault boundary showing limestone block incorporated within mylonite, Bennington, VT
(SG40) Lewis Thrust  at Gap Mountain, gray Rundle Limestone over brown Kootenay Fm., Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada
(SG40) Lewis Thrust at Gap Mountain, gray Rundle Limestone over brown Kootenay Fm., Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada
(SG41) Flatirons in Canadian Rockies, Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada
(SG41) Flatirons in Canadian Rockies, Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada
(SG42) Rectangular joint pattern in sandstone, Capitol Reef National Park, UT
(SG42) Rectangular joint pattern in sandstone, Capitol Reef National Park, UT
(SG43) Syncline exposed in a road cut at Sideling Hill near Hancock, MD
(SG43) Syncline exposed in a road cut at Sideling Hill near Hancock, MD
(SG44) Ptygmatic fold, metamorphosed volcanic ash in Gouverneur Marble, Canton, NY
(SG44) Ptygmatic fold, metamorphosed volcanic ash in Gouverneur Marble, Canton, NY
(SG45) Sag pond along the San Andreas Fault, Carizzo Plain, CA
(SG45) Sag pond along the San Andreas Fault, Carizzo Plain, CA
(SG46) Limb of the Salt Valley Anticline with jointing parallel to the axis of the fold, Arches National Park, UT
(SG46) Limb of the Salt Valley Anticline with jointing parallel to the axis of the fold, Arches National Park, UT
(SG47) Fault scarp along the Moab Fault, Moab, UT
(SG47) Fault scarp along the Moab Fault, Moab, UT
(SG48) Archean, Soudan Banded Iron Formation showing two periods of  foldng, Tower Soudan Mine, MN
(SG48) Archean, Soudan Banded Iron Formation showing two periods of foldng, Tower Soudan Mine, MN
(SG49) Geologist measuring strike with a Brunton Compass
(SG49) Geologist measuring strike with a Brunton Compass
(SG50) Brunton compass
(SG50) Brunton compass
Flat irons caused by erosion of steeply dipping beds, Dinosaur National Monument, UT
Flat irons caused by erosion of steeply dipping beds, Dinosaur National Monument, UT
Amsden Formation Reverse  fault , Bighorn Mountains, WY
Amsden Formation Reverse fault , Bighorn Mountains, WY
Flaming Gorge normal fault , Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, WY
Flaming Gorge normal fault , Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, WY