The outcrop of the month is a set of beautiful ‘sheath-like folds in metachert’ in Corsica. By Chiara Montomoli, University of Pisa, Italy.
Outcrop of the month – August 2017 by Manuel de Paz (Amsterdam) The Cantabrian Zone (CZ) conforms the Variscan foreland fold and thrust belt, and is located in the core of the Ibero-Armorican arc of NW-Iberia. Deformation is characterized by thin-skinned thrusts and associated folds that accommodate frontal and lateral ramps. The Villazón-Reigada Syncline is … Continue reading Outcrop of the month – August 2017