Andes-Linear Features:
ridges, valleys, folds, faults
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Geology Home Page 
Geology Exploration Using Google Earth
The Andes Mountains in Detail
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
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last edited:  1/30/17      145 views
Location of Linear Features within the Central Andes
Thousands of linear features were mapped only in the area of the central Andes because this the
area of the greatest concentration of volcanoes, earthquakes, mines, folds and faults.

overview of the mapped area

latitude:   -25.300   longitude:  -68.712
photo credits: Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, SIO, NOAA, US Navy, NGA, GEBCO

Collections of Views of Linear Features in the Central Andes

     Closer views of the linears in the central Andes  (3 views)
     Contrasting patterns of linear features   ( 1 view)
     Examples of parallel linears  (2 views)
     Examples of random-oriented linears  (2 views)
     Examples of sub-parallel linears  (2 views)
     Examples of "knots" highlighted by linear features  (3 views)    

Just credit photos to Google Earth/R.Weller/Cochise College.