By H. Berckhemer, K. Hsü

ISBN-10: 087590503X

ISBN-13: 9780875905037

ISBN-10: 1118670248

ISBN-13: 9781118670248

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Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geodynamics Series.

The ultimate record on geodynamic examine within the Alpine-Mediterranean quarter will be incomplete and not using a short old caricature at the constitution and actions of ICG-Working team three. it's going to even be seemed an appreciation to the contributors and sponsors of the operating staff who've taken, over a long time, an energetic half within the lifetime of the operating workforce and thereby contributed to the notable development in our wisdom and realizing of the geological evolution of this complicated area.


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Recent Tectonics. The plate model proposed by McKenzie [1970, 1972] remains the basis for interpretation of active Mediterranean tectonics. It uses the distribution of seismicity and the nature of the associated fault-plane solutions to define the plate boundaries and their nature. Although it has been argued that the recognition of non-rigid deformation may have important implications for the reconstruction of deformed Fig. 19. A reconstruction (late Permian time) that of Pangea for is consistent 30øS 240 Ma with the available paleomagnetic data, modified from Smith et al.

58, 376-3 95, 1974. Bein, A. , A Mesozoic fossil edge of the Arabian and its bearing Plate along the Levant coastline on the evolution of the eastern Mediterranean. In Biju-Duval, B. & Montadert, L. (eds) 'Structural history of the Mediterranean basins', Editions Technip, Paris, 95-1 10, 1977. , North Atlantic and Mediterranean Mesozoic facies: a comparison. Initial Rep. Deep Sea drill. , II, 801-871, 1972. Bernoulli, D. , Alpine, Mediterranean and Central Atlantic facies in relation to the early evolution of the Tethys.

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