11 May 2012

Friday fold: boxiness in Oman

Posted by Callan Bentley

Max Arndt contributed this week’s Friday fold:

(click on the image to get to a larger sized version on Max’s Flickr page)

That’s the Warah Formation exposed on the Batain Coast of northeastern Oman. This is the thrust front of a thin-skinned fold and thrust belt. I think it’s just lovely!

Max has a ton of other great structure photos on Flickr, he tweets, and he has a blog. Check out his work!