North-western Cainozoic record: present knowledge and the correlation problem



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Martín Serrano, Ángel and Mediavilla López, Rosa María and Santisteban Navarro, Juan Ignacio (1996) North-western Cainozoic record: present knowledge and the correlation problem. In Tertiary basins of Spain : the stratigraphic record of crustal kinematics. World and regional geology series (6). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge; New York, pp. 237-246. ISBN 0521461715

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Tertiary deposits of the north-western Iberian Peninsula
are heterogeneous because they occur in several morpho-structural
positions as isolated and dispersed basins and outerops. The quality
of the palaeontological record is usually very poor and there are
scarce data. Correlation depends on a wide range of criteria which
arc not always equivalent:
mineralogy and petrology,
geomorphology, tectonics and comparison with better-known
and better-dated facies in regions nearby. The results lack
homogeneity and there arc notable discrepancie.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tertiary; Iberian Peninsula; Litoral Peninsula; Spain
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Stratigraphic geology
ID Code:12554
Deposited On:08 Apr 2011 08:48
Last Modified:11 Dec 2018 08:42

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