Ductile Structures Photos
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Stretched pebble conglomerate of the Precambrian Grandfather Mountain Formation, North Carolina. Photo shows planes parallel and perpendicular to foliation (xy and xz planes of strain ellipsoid). Blue Ridge Province of Appalachian Mountains. (171118-96)Download Image
Bedding and foliation in deformed metaconglomerate. Stretched pebbles lay in the plane of foliation whereas bedding is defined by the subhorizontal fine-grained zone in the middle of the photo. Grandfather Mountain Formation, North Carolina. Blue Ridge Province of Appalachian Mountains. (171118-88)Download Image
Aerial view of Titus Canyon Anticline, Death Valley National Park, California. This mountain-scale fold is an overturned anticline–the oldest rock lies in the core. Prominent dark red cliffs on right side made of Cambrian Zabriskie Quartzite; younger Carrara Formation makes brownish clffs to left. At the level of the canyon bottom, note how the rock is overturned. SrD-10.Download Image