Paleogeografic evolution of a continental margin in Sicily guide book of the field trip in western Sicily, Sept. 12-14, 1981 : Penrose Conference on Controls of Carbonate Platform Evolution, Sept. 1981.

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ContributionsPenrose Conference on Controls of Carbonate Platform Evolution (1981 : Universitá di Palermo)
LC ClassificationsQE272 .P345 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
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LC Control Number84136945

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Palaeogeographic evolution of Jurassic seamounts in Western Sicily This is a typical continental margin carbonate platform/pelagic plateau, which is characterized by a sharp boundary between. Crustal thickness decreases from 30 km in Sardinia to less than 10 km in the central area of the Tyrrhenian basin.

This sector is characterized by a strong delamination of the crustal units belonging to the European continental margin and is floored by Messinian evaporitic sediments that indicate the age of the onset of the Tyrrhenian opening.

This crustal sector underwent, during the Mesozoic, the typical evolution of a sunken continental margin. Sicily could therefore belong either to the passive outer margin of the Permian ocean (Tethys) or to a Permian rift with thinned continental crust which was the westward continuation of the oceanic Tethys (Catalano et al., b,a; Bernoulli et al., ).Cited by: Reconstruction of a Late Proterozoic to Devonian Continental Margin Sequence, Northern Alaska, Its Paleogeographic Significance, and Contained Base-Metal Sulfide Deposits Author(s) Julie Geochemical and Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic evolution of metabasites from rifting of continental lithosphere, Seward Peninsula, Alaska, and implications for.

found in Sicily, represents the sedimentary cover of distinct paleogeographic domains which belonged to the “Tethyan” ocean and the African continental margin prior to the onset of the deformation. In Figure 3 - Structural map of Sicily (mod.

from Catalano et al., ). ocene; Deformed foreland basins (2.L. the sediments deposited on the thinned continental margin of the Adria microplate, close to the Ligurian oceanic domain (Fig.

Adria has been considered as a separated microplate (Schettino and Scotese, ) or as a part of the African plate (African promontory, Channel et al., ). Some other units, such as the Sillaro and the Calvana.

In the Western Pacific province, orbitolinids limestones, associated mainly with Cretaceous arc volcanics, form two sub-provinces. One occurs north along the Eurasian continental margin to the Philippines and Japan, and the other is to the south, along a belt near the Early Cretaceous margin of Sundaland, in what is today South East Asia [36, 70].

Full Text; PDF ( K) PDF-Plus ( K) Citing articles; Plate tectonic reconstructions and paleogeographic maps of the central and North Atlantic oceans Paleogeografic evolution of a continental margin in Sicily book, 2.

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SEPM Spec Publ 45–85 Google ScholarCited by: Fig. Late Liassic–Neocomian paleogeographic map of the Italian area (redrawn from Zappaterra, ). The tethyan rifting affected the margins of the Adriatic plate.

Horst and graben controlled the paleotectonic and paleogeographic evolution, particularly where and when the sedimentation rate was lower than the subsidence rate. The crust. Raddadi, M. C., R. Hoult, and P. Markwick (), The Late Cretaceous uplift history of the South Atlantic continental margins: example from the Santos and Campos Basins of southeast Brazil, paper presented at AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, April, AAPG, San Antonio, Texas.

The paleotectonic and volcanic features of the Jurassic–Cretaceous carbonate successions, outcropping in central-western Sicily, allow us to restore the tectono-sedimentary evolution of a sector of the African continental by: Full text of "Paleogeographic Maps of North America" See other formats Early Journal Content on JSTOR, Free to Anyone in the World This article is one of nearlyscholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by JSTOR.

Paleogeographic significance of Upper Triassic basinal succession of the Tamar Valley, northern Julian Alps (Slovenia) Luka Gale @ 1, Bogomir Celarc @ 2, Marcello Caggiati [email protected] 3, Tea Kolar-Jurkovšek @ 2, Bogdan Jurkovšek [email protected] 2 and Author: Luka Gale. Paleogeographic and depositional constraints indicate multiple volcanic sources (arcs) located in different contexts but always near sedimentary basins.

The study helps elucidate the evolution of interconnected geodynamic events in an original paleogeographic-paleotectonic framework. [35] The evolution of the Apennine‐Maghrebide orogen can also be discussed in paleogeographic sedimentary facies distributions.

Since the Tortonian, orogenesis has occurred close to the western margin of Adria, which has a heterogeneous sedimentary cover of Mesozoic carbonate platforms and rift basin pelagic by:   The Ionian sea is likely to be a remnant of the Mesozoic Tethys Ocean, confined by these two conjugate passive continental margins.

The transition from continental to oceanic crust appears sharper to the northeast than to the southwest. The basin between southeast Sicily and southwest Puglia was about km wide and suggests a low spreading by: The Map Sheet ”Palermo” includes marine and land areas of the topographic map sheet “Palermo”.The map sheet “Palermo” (Palermo Province) covers a part of the Sicily Fold and Thrust Belt (FTB) which has developed along the plate boundary between Africa and Europe in the Central Sicily FTB links the African Maghrebide to the Calabrian arc Author: Raimondo Catalano, Enrico Di Stefano, Attilio Sulli, Cipriano Di Maggio, Cinzia Albanese, Maurizio G.

The Paleogeographic scenario of this continental margin includes the outer carbonate domain (Apulia and Monte Alpi platforms), the Lagonegro basin, the inner carbonate platform, the Alburno-Cervati-Pollino units and the Sannio and Sicilide p.p.

basins. These paleogeographic domains are characterized by thick (several thousands of meters in Cited by: The Early Cretaceous paleogeography and morphology of the continental margins of NOAM, SOAM and minor blocks, as rifted continental margins close to the oceanic realm; 3.

The number and location of magmatic arc events, maybe related to both 1^ eo-Caribbean (mid-Cretaceous), involving thin oceanic crust, Cited by: 5. Rifted margins are formed by persistent stretching of continental lithosphere until breakup is achieved.

It is well known that strain-rate-dependent processes control rift evolution Cited by: Here we investigate the interplay between mantle dynamics and the evolution of sea level across northern Africa.

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If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. Publications of C. Scotese Return to Home Page. The following is a list of my publications on the topics of plate tectonics, paleogeography, and paleoclimatology.

For more information about my Teaching and Research see my Bio Page. Research Articles in Books and Journals. The first vertebrate flying machine, Earth Sci., The Geological-Structural Map of the Central-Southern Apennines (Italy)1 provides entirely revised and original cartography for a large sector of the orogenic belt that stretches along peninsular Italy.

New data collected by the authors over the past 20 years, together with field revisions of published data, and available subsurface data are synthesized in two geological. Series: Special paper ; Special papers (Geological Society of America) ^A Contents: Geophysical character of southern Alaska-- implications for crustal evolution / R.

Saltus, T. Hudson, and F. Wilson -- Crustal structure of Wrangellia and adjacent terranes inferred from geophysical studies along a transect through the northern Talkeetna Mountains /. @article{osti_, title = {Regional paleogeographic evolution of West Africa: Implications for hydrocarbon exploration}, author = {Hempton, M.R.}, abstractNote = {New paleogeographic reconstructions of west African continental margins provide a regional framework to contrast differences in hydrocarbon habitat and tectonostratigraphic style.

Reconstruction of an early Paleozoic continental margin based on the nature of protoliths in the Nome Complex, Seward Peninsula, Alaska / Allison B.

Till [and 6 others] Age, chemistry, and correlations, of Neoproterozoic-Devonian igneous rocks of the Arctic Alaska-Chukotka terrane: an overview with new U-Pb ages / Jeffrey M.

Amato [and 4 others]. Reconstruction of a late Proterozoic to Devonian continental margin sequence, northern Alaska, its paleogeographic significance and contained base-metal sulfide deposits / edited by Julie A. Dumoulin, U.S. Geological Survey, University Drive, Anchorage, AlaskaUSA, Alison B.

Till, U.S. Geological Survey, University Drive, Anchorage, AlaskaUSA. @article{osti_, title = {Evolution and hydrocarbon prospectivity of the Douala Basin, Cameroon}, author = {Batupe, M and Tampu, S and Aboma, R S}, abstractNote = {The Douala Basin is a stable Atlantic-type, predominantly offshore basin and forms the northern terminal of a series of divergent passive margin basins located on the Southwest coast of Africa that.

Understanding the influence of the Late Miocene-Quaternary opening of the Tyrrhenian Basin on the evolution of the external sectors of the Africa paleo-margin in Sicily, actually, represents a hard challenge, even though several, and contrasting, models have been proposed in the last decades.

One open problem refers to localizing the main regional scale tectonic lineaments of Sicily Author: Stefano Catalano, Agata Di Stefano, Salvatore Distefano, Francesco Pavano, Gino Romagnoli, Giuseppe.

The text then elaborates on flexure of the lithosphere and continental margin basins and thermal and mechanical evolution of the Michigan basin.

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When compared with the record in other segments of the Northern Andean margin and the. The Italian experience / 29 Integrated stratigraphic and morphological investigation of the Twin Slide complex offshore southern Sicily Author: Mr.

KUHLMANN, Jannis 1 Co-Authors: ASIOLI, A. 2; Prof. STRASSER, Michael 3; TRINCARDI, F. 4; Prof. HUHN, Katrin 5 1 MARUM, University of Bremen, Germany 2 Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse, CNR-UOS di Padova, Italy. Avalonia was a microcontinent in the Paleozoic l fragments of this former microcontinent underlie south-west Great Britain, southern Ireland, and the eastern coast of North is the source of many of the older rocks of Western Europe, Atlantic Canada, and parts of the coastal United ia is named for the Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland.

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The reconstruction of the depositional events related to the Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC) of the Mediterranean is generally hampered by an incomplete stratal record in the circum-Mediterranean basins. The sediments of the northern part of the Nijar Basin, however, provide an excellent and continuous record of Late Messinian sediments because features of .A New Case for the Caribbean's Origin July James Pindell I've just returned from Trinidad and Barbados in the southeast Caribbean, the first of which was the very welcoming and generous host country for the 20th Caribbean Geological Conference and Field Trips.

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