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Alpine tectonic framework of south-western Duero basin

Santisteban , Juan I. and Mediavilla López, Rosa María and Martín Serrano, Ángel (1996) Alpine tectonic framework of south-western Duero basin. In Tertiary basins of Spain : the stratigraphic record of crustal kinematics / edited by Peter F. Friend and Cristino J. Dabrio. World and regional geology series (6). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, pp. 188-195. ISBN 0521461715

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Abstract

The tectonic activity in the south-western area of the
Spanish Northern Meseta (Ciudad Rodrigo and Duero basins)
during most of the Tertiary was determined by u transpressive
regime that reactivated Hercynian to Late-Hercynian faults. The
record of the Alpine Orogeny is complex because the sedimentary
record indicates a compresive regime in the sour e areas coeval
with the extensionall to transpresive regime indicated by normal or
strike-slip faults. This duality is due 10 the geotectonics position of
this area between two compressive areas, the Cantabrian Range
and the Central System, and the extensional Atlantic margin.


Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Alpine tectonics; Spanish; Duero Basins; Iberian Peninsula
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Stratigraphic geology
ID Code:12545
Deposited On:07 Apr 2011 11:26
Last Modified:07 Apr 2011 11:26

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