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 Synclines and anticlines–rock layers pushed into massive wrinkles

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      Bernard Nebel
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      The settling of clay, silt, and sand particles necessarily leads to horizontal layers.  However, we often see such layers curved up or down, the result of continental drift pushing horizontal layers into wrinkles.

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