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4 April 2012

Slip-shine

When are sedimentary layers also faults? …When the slab-like layers slip over and under one another during the act of folding. Structures traditionally confined to faults show up on the bedding plane in these circumstances. Callan shares a shiny example from West Virginia in the form of an animated GIF.

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