University of Oregon
Structural Geology
(Geol 350)

Frontal fault of the Black Mountains, Death Valley, California



General Information

Homework Assignments

Lectures, Labs, Reading Assignments

Some Topics...

Apparent and True Dip


Outcrop Patterns (flat-lying structures, rule of Vs, plunging folds...)

Some criteria to determine Slip Directions on faults

Some photos of various fold types.

Small-scale structures

Roseburg Folds


Click on the photo to see these folds after pure and simple shear deformation.

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