The Art of Rock Folding by Ern Mainka--Geological rock folding in sedimentary layers on beach coastline, Croajingalong National Park, Victoria, Australia. Approx 5×3 foot section shown.

The Art of Rock Folding by Ern Mainka--Geological rock folding in sedimentary layers on beach coastline, Croajingalong National Park, Victoria, Australia. Approx 5×3 foot section shown.

Flysch Rock Formation in Zumaia, along the Basque coast, northern Spain. Two beaches that contain a geologic treasure of millions of years of the Earth’s history. Hotspots for geologists because it has the llongest continuous rock strata in the world called a ‘flysch.” found to have formed over a period of over 100 million years by the crashing of the waves against the cliffs.

Flysch Rock Formation in Zumaia, along the Basque coast, northern Spain. Two beaches that contain a geologic treasure of millions of years of the Earth’s history. Hotspots for geologists because it has the llongest continuous rock strata in the world called a ‘flysch.” found to have formed over a period of over 100 million years by the crashing of the waves against the cliffs.

Sedimentary Rock | Sedimentary rock eroded by wind and water. Photographed on Gabriola ...

Sedimentary Rock | Sedimentary rock eroded by wind and water. Photographed on Gabriola ...

Blended varves - signs of ancient earthquakes in Nahal Pratzim, near the Dead Sea, Israel

Blended varves - signs of ancient earthquakes in Nahal Pratzim, near the Dead Sea, Israel

Sedimentary layers fold dramatically toward the ocean in Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Greenland

Sedimentary layers fold dramatically toward the ocean in Kejser Franz Joseph Fjord, Greenland

Soft sediment deformation in Kodiak

Soft sediment deformation in Kodiak

Folds in subvertical bedding, carbonate rocks: Folding and faulting on the west ridge of Mount Evan-Thomas, Opal Range, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta.

Folds in subvertical bedding, carbonate rocks: Folding and faulting on the west ridge of Mount Evan-Thomas, Opal Range, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta.

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