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TECTONIC PLATES COLLIDING "A fault in the Grands Causses as seen from Bédarieux, France. The left side moves down while the right side moves up. The warping of the rock layers on the right is likely due to drag folding.

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

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

The White House Anasazi ruins in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona, on the Navajo reservation. No pat,answer has been found, as to what exactly happened to the Anasazi.

*ISRAEL~AMAZING FOLDING ROCKS: The photo was taken at Eilat mountains, southern Israel......A fold is a rock formation that's been made by flat rocks becoming deformed due to stress and pressure. Folds are created when two plates that make up the earth's crust collide. As the plates are forced together they bend, curve, or make jagged patterns in the rock.

Geology IN: Amazing Folding Rocks in the Eilat mountains, southern Israel

Beautiful patterns of years gone by... ~ETS

at first glance i thought this was something akin to "Starry Night" but when i recognized what it really is. Natural art in the grain of wood.

Places to see Oregons geology - bring a head lamp and some knee pads.....if you're goin all the way.

Lava River Cave, Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Bend OR

Chevron folds (here: Millook Haven, North Cornwall, UK) develop in response to regional or local compressive stress when the bedding regularly alternates between contrasting competences.

Chevron folds with flat-lying axial planes, Millook Haven, North Cornwall, UK