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Triangle zone model for Mackenzie mountain front for AMOCO060-91-10 Interpretation

VSA Author: Adriana Taborda , Deborah Spratt
Date Created: 2008-05-15

The front of the northern Mackenzie Mountains interpreted as a classic triangle zone (beneath the Peel Plateau). The upper detachment is bedding parallel in the shales of the Upper Devonian Imperial Formation.


  • Interpretation Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Adriana Taborda
    • Deborah Spratt

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Bi-Directional, Ramps, Imbricates, Branching

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Orogenic belts

Foreland fold-thrust belts

Basin Setting

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Mountain Range - Foothills, Interior Basins

Political Geography


Survey Information
Multichannel 2D, Onland

Image Type
Vertical Profile