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A type of fold which shows characteristically long, planar limbs with a short, angular hinge zone. Ideal chevron folds have inter-limb angles of 60°. Chevron folds occur in sequences of regularly bedded layers of alternating competent and incompetent material which deform by flexural slip and ductile flow respectively.

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