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22 February 2019
Friday folds: Sardinian tuff
It’s the last day of the work week. Some photos of isoclinal syn-depositional folding in Sardinian tuff will get your Friday off on the right foot.
2 November 2018
Friday fold: Refolded marble from Corsica
The Friday fold comes to us from Corsica via University of Washington structural geologist Darrel Cowan. It’s a marble that’s been folded *twice!*
18 May 2018
Friday fold: Corsican blueschist sheath fold
The Friday fold takes us to the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. Are you ready to dip into the blueschist facies in search of sheath folds?
23 June 2017
Friday fold: Canoeing the Célé River, France
I was in southern France last week, exploring an awesome suite of caves cut into the Causses limestone plateau. My family and I took an afternoon to paddle a canoe down 5 kilometers of the Célé River. While floating along, we spied a gentle, open fold in the limestone layers that crop out along the banks. This low-amplitude fold is highlighted with the “horizontal” reference line of the river’s edge. …