Introduction Introduction
Strain Ellipse Strain Ellipse
Fold mechanisms Translation
Picture gallery Picture Gallery

This page contains material on strain, how it can be seen in rocks and how it can be quantified. For an idea of strain in rocks, browse the picture gallery. For an introduction to the concept of strain and some definitions, review the Introduction. The section Strain Ellipse explores the properties of strain and the section Translation introduces the relationship of strain to translation.

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