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Structure Wednesday #2

(Most of the UPJ students should remember this site from Field Methods last May.)

For this image, indicate two things:

  1. This fold is comprised basically of two lithologies–which one is the competent layer?
  2. If we were to return to the fold today to determine the orientation of the fold axis, how many strikes & dips would you want to take?  give an approximate location for each measurement.

Fold on the north side of 199 just before Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge on the east side of the Hudson River.   The road sign (on the right side of the image) is about 4 ft tall.

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