16 May 2014

Friday fold: Lyautey Syncline

Posted by Callan Bentley

Another guest Friday fold from Howard Allen:


View looking north at Mount Lyautey, on axis of the Lyautey Syncline, from Aster Lake trail, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta. Rocks are carbonates of the upper Mount Head Formation, Carboniferous (Mississippian). Photo taken in 1981.