disharmonic fold

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A fold which exhibits sharp changes in its geometric properties (i.e. wavelength, symmetry, and shape) when compared with other folds in adjacent layers. It is due to the interlayering of competent and incompetent beds (see competence) which buckle on different wavelengths.

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