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GEOLOGIC DETECTIVE ANSWER
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Review Geological Concepts and Geological Structures, then try piecing together the geological history of this cliff-face. Describe what happened here, layer by layer (designate the layers 1, 2, ... as you go), force by force, structure by structure.
cliff face for interpreting

Answer:
Layers 1-6 Formed
Compression produced an Anticline and erosion began
A Dike intruded (layer 6)
Compression produced a Reverse Fault
Erosion occurred
Layers 8-9 Formed
A second dike intruded (layer 7)