Progressive Detachment Fold
by David Tanner, Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG), Hannover, Germany
A folded marble/pelite sequence that show how a detachment fold grows from increments of slip on different layers (layer-parallel slip). Sample collected by Steffi Burchardt in Carrara, Italy. Sample was scanned to produce the image. Width of image is 13 cm.
Submitted on 22 July 2014
Credit: David Tanner (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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