Friday Field Photo: Rare Anticline Outcrop in Afikpo

Everyone knows the Southern Benue trough is folded into a an Anticlinorium: a set of folds folded into a larger regional fold. Okay maybe not everyone but at least those who should know (Okay that statement is also tautological but you understand my drift). Rarely though, will you find whole scale outcrops of a full anticline…

In and Around the Rift #2: Folds in Ameka

You get to hear and see a lot about anticlines and synclines from textbooks and so on, one never really gets to see many real examples of folding around in the Abakaliki and Anambra basin areas. It is true that the pre Albian to Santonian sediments of the Abakaliki basin have been folded into an anticlinorium but that is on a large scale and…

Why Geology?

This post is originally form the now defunct Nig-eosyncline as an entry to July’s Accretionary Wedge geoblogospheric Carnival.

My story is still unfolding but I think I’ve gone through enough in the geosiences (6 years already) to be able give a good but not complete narrative.