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. The fold resulted from crustal shortening during the Paleozoic.

 
    
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