Geological analysis of paleozoic large-scale faulting in the south-central Pyrenees

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Speksnijder, A.;
  • Publisher: Instituut voor Aardwetenschappen RUU
  • Subject: Pyrenees | geology | faults

Detailed structural and sedimentological analysis reveals the existence of an east-west directed fundamental fault zone in the south-central Pyrenees, which has been intermittently active from (at least) the Devonian on. Emphasis is laid on the stUdy of fault-bounded po... View more
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