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14 February 2019
Ahh, Sicily on a Friday morning. Join us to examine a spectacular arch of gypsum from the Messinian evaporite package.
8 February 2019
A Friday fold from Germany showing an overturned sequence of sedimentary layers. Bedding / cleavage relationships show which limb is tectonically inverted. Furthermore, this fold was an “Aha!” moment for the budding geological mind of a small boy.
1 February 2019
The William & Mary “Rock Music” class has returned from Oman, bearing cultural insights and Friday fold photos!
25 January 2019
Four Friday folds from Marli Miller’s online photo archive of geological images.
18 January 2019
Scott White (@SeafloorScott) of the University of South Carolina pitched in with today’s Friday fold: Click to enlarge This shows a section of high grade gneiss in the spillway of the Saluda Dam in Columbia, South Carolina. Zooming in there, you can see a nice fold hinge on the left edge: Although I don’t know the precise location of this outcrop, I did a bit of internet sleuthing… According to …
11 January 2019
For the final Friday fold of 2018, we return to Utah’s Slate Canyon, where “Mountain Beltway” reader Octavia Sawyer shares an anticline with parasitic folds shaped like “sea serpents.”
21 December 2018
The Friday fold is a guest submission from AGU’s new Chief Digital Officer, and shows a spectacular set of recumbent folds in Crete.
14 December 2018
A guest Friday fold brings us to a position in the sky somewhere over eastern Death Valley National Park. Join us in contemplating the Titus Canyon Anticline.
23 November 2018
The countryside near Provo, Utah yields a terrific Friday fold in an outcrop of Cambrian limestone.
16 November 2018
A return to coastal Italy on this wintry Friday… You’ll recall that The Other Callan shared some fold imagery with us a few weeks back as he explored the Cinque Terre region of Italy. He is back in the States now, and has been kind enough to share his geology-themed photos with me, so I can share them with you. Take a gander: Several people more familiar with these rocks …