NJ5866 : Complex Folding

taken 3 years ago, near to Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Complex Folding
Complex Folding
This stripy limestone shows different amounts of strain in different parts of this elaborate fold. The strain in the limbs of the fold is far higher than across the hinge, resulting in the limbs being stretched out far thinner. GPS for scale.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5842 6651 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.1899N 2:41.9406W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 5842 6651
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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