What features form when rocks bend?


What features form when rocks bend?

Convergent Boundaries:

The bending and even fracturing of rock layers occur through intense pressure caused by plate tectonics. This pressure occurs as a result of convergent plate boundaries where the tectonic plates collide and push against each other in opposite directions.

Answer and Explanation:

When rocks bend through tectonic stress, they can form synclines, anticlines, and monoclines. Synclines and anticlines are often found together with...

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