Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Extreme folding of metamorphic rock layers caused by the compressional forces of plate tectonics can be seen in this view of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California.

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Keywords: bend, compression, continental drift, convergent boundary, crust, fault block, folded, folding, geologic, geologic folding, geology, lithosphere, metamorphic rock layer, plate tectonics, shell, sierra nevada

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Geologic folding

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