Results of Stress. Chapter 5.2. Rock Deformation. Rock Deformation Caused by the high temperatures and pressures of geologic stress. It is possible for the rock to return to its original shape if the force (stress) is applied and removed slowly.
ii. A syncline fold is a down-curved fold in which the youngest layer is in the center.
iii. A monocline fold is a fold in which both sections remain horizontal.