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Unformatted text preview: Source P. A. Bourque, 2004 Syncline Anticline Symmetrical fold Asymmetrical fold Axial plane Overturned fold ( Overturned folds have limbs that dip in the same directions) Plastic deformation – Compressive stress Plastic behaviour Deformation (8) 2.2…. Dynamic of the Earth (14) The brittle deformation is characterized by failures plan, the faults. Source P. A. Bourque, 2004 Brittle deformation – compressive loadings Brittle deformation – Compressive loadings Recumbent folds (Recumbent folds are overturned to the point of being horizontal) Reverse fold Deformation (9) 2.2…. Dynamic of the Earth (14) Source P. A. Bourque, 2004 Normal fold Brittle deformation – Tensile loadings Brittle deformation – tensile loadings Deformation (10) 2.2…. Dynamic of the Earth (14)...
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