Geologic Structures

In this module, we will explore geologic structures that are created from plate tectonic forces.  We will use these models to interpret geologic maps and understand the geologic history of a region.

Original Horizontality and Superposition

Tilted Beds & Strike and Dip

Faults

Folds

Plunging Folds

Domes and Basins

Geologic Structures and Plate Tectonics

All block diagrams in this chapter (unless otherwise cited) were created using https://app.visiblegeology.com/.

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