Australia- Eroded Folds                 
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Geology Exploration Using Google Earth  
Roger Weller, geology instructor 
last edited:  3/24/18      12 views

     There is an area in South Australia where there are some spectacular folded rocks that have been eroded
away, revealing amazing patterns.

The general location is maked by a yellow icon.

a closer view of the location

The folds are part of the Flinders Ranges

a close view of area 1 of the intense folds, unmarked

The complex folds of area 1, outlined by yellow lines, using the measuring tool with Google Earth

area2 of intense folds, unmarked

The complex folds of area 2, outlined by yellow lines, emphasizing the complexity of the folds 
It is difficult to realize that these are hard rocks, not deformed plastic.

area3 of intense folds, unmarked

area 3 with the folds delineated by yellow lines

oblique view of the folds

another oblique view of the folds

a close view of some of the folded rocks

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