The Geology of Virginia's Valley and Ridge
 
    

Syncline exposed in a quarry near Middletown, Frederick County

Syncline exposed in quarry near Middletown, Frederick County. Click on the image for a diagrammatic view of the synclinal features.

 
    

Chevron folds from Highland County, within the Valley and Ridge. These folds are distinguished by their angular hinges and small scale (note hammer for scale).

 
 
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