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Syncline

A fold in rock that resembles a trough or roughly a u-shape where the sides fold-in toward the younger layers in the center of the structure.
Barstow syncline, Rainbow Basin, Mojave Desert
Photo: Barstow Syncline -- Rainbow Basin, Barstow, California

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