28 February 2014

Friday fold: limestones of the Silurian, Corridor H

Posted by Callan

For the Friday fold, let’s journey back to the Silurian, as exposed in the limestones of that age that were deformed during Alleghanian mountain-building (Pennsylvanian and Permian), and exposed along Corridor H in eastern West Virginia.

IMG_1856

Some buckling (cuspate-lobate form) seen in that one…

IMG_1856anno

A little pop-up with hinge collapse:

IMG_1853

IMG_1853anno

And, finally, as a digestif, consider this little morsel:

IMG_1849

IMG_1851

That’s a bite-sized Friday fold.

Have a good weekend!