Google Earth - Open the 2. Exploring Geology Using Geotours > I. Geologic Structures folder. 1 KMZ File:2e 19.folds - Bolivia. The Problem 19...
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19.folds - Bolivia. The Problem 19 placemark takes you to a well-exposed fold in Bolivia. What type of fold is this? Recall that flatirons commonly form on both tilted fold limbs with the tip of the flatiron pointing in the direction opposite of the dip of the fold limb.

a. monocline (beds dip toward the central fold hinge with youngest rocks at the center)

b. syncline (beds dip toward the central fold hinge with youngest rocks at the center)

c. anticline (beds dip away from the central fold hinge with oldest rocks at the center)

d. anti-syncline (beds dip away from the central fold hinge with oldest rocks at the center)

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