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Tectonic and stratigraphic evolution of Zagros and Makran during the Mesozoic-Cenozoic.

9781862392939

Tectonic and stratigraphic evolution of Zagros and Makran during the Mesozoic-Cenozoic.

Ed. by P. Leturmy and C. Robin.

Geological Society Pubg. House

2010

360 pages

$190.00

Hardcover

Geological Society special publication; 330

QE461

Each of the four volumes that emerged from the 2003-06 Middle East Basins Evolution (MEBE) Programme, funded mostly by large petroleum companies, reports on a region within the study area. The project focused on the geodynamic evolution of the area, particularly since the Late Paleozoic, and emphasized dating. The 14 papers here offer new data and results on sedimentology, stratigraphy, biostratigraphy, tectonics, and kinematics for the Zagros fold belt in Iran and the adjacent Makran accretionary prism. Among their topics are seismic imaging of the lithosphere structure of the Zagros mountain belt, new magnetic fabric data and their comparison with palaeo-stress markers in the Western Fars Arc and their tectonic implications, insights from sand box models on the structure of the Mountain Front Flexure along the Anaran anticline in the Pusht-e Kuh Arc, the influence of Late Cretaceous tectonic processes on sedimentation patterns along the northeastern Arabian plate margin, and spatial and temporal diagenetic evolution of syntectonic sediments in a pulsatory uplifted coastal escarpment as revealed in the Plio-Pleistocene Makran subduction zone.

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