There are a lot of home accessories appearing in stores that are making one subject of science popular again and that’s geology. Geology is the study of the rocks of the Earth and what they reveal about its history and while some might consider it that uninteresting subject you skipped in college, one thing is [...]
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Geological folding involves the plastic deformation (bending, buckling) of a single or multiple strata, such as sediments and rocks, which were originally horizontal surfaces. Although even brittle rocks may undergo plastic deformation when stresses are applied over considerable periods of time (low strain rate). Beyond plastic deformation, rocks fail structurally and faulting occurs.