12 July 2019

Friday fold: Wiltondale, Newfoundland

Posted by Callan Bentley

Here is an outcrop of folded limestone along route 430 in Newfoundland, inside Gros Morne National Park, just west of the crossroads called Wiltondale:

A detailed look at the left antiformal portion of the outcrop:

A zoomed-in examination of the rightmost part, where a goopy looking synform resides:

Just down the way, a second outcrop shows another fold with the same sense of asymmetry, on a smaller scale:

Happy Friday to you. Enjoy your weekends.