slump fold

slump fold

[′sləmp ‚fōld]
(geology)
An intraformational fold produced by slumping of soft sediments, as at the edge of the continental shelf.
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Slump folds as estimators of palaeoslope: a case study from the Fisherstreet Slump of County Clare, Ireland.