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6 December 2010
Gerede segment of the North Anatolian Fault
The author recounts a field trip in October along the section of Turkey’s North Anatolian Fault that last ruptured in 1944. The rock types on either side of the fault are compared, offset markers are illustrated, and several types of landforms particular to strike-slip faults are shown. The post concludes with an examination of the town of Gerede itself, which is built directly atop the fault.
29 November 2010
Tavşanlı Zone field trip, part 7
Part 6 of the Tavşanlı Zone field trip had us looking at some blueschists and eclogites. Today we conclude the terrific field trip with a brief look at a couple more stops.
27 August 2010
Friday fold: Cretaceous sandstone
Happy Friday, everyone!