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mud volcano DW Nigeria Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-01-20

Basic geological picks for the anticline in DW Niger delta - illustrating the growth strata, a thin veneer of post-kinematic strata. The anticline is punctured by mobile mud - that has erupted as a mud-volcano.


  • Interpretation Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Rob Butler

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Antiform, Ramps, Mud, Branching

Tectonostratigraphic Style
Growth Strata

Seismic Stratigraphy

Diagenesis / Fluids
DHIs, Gas hydrates

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins

DW fold-thrust belts

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography

Political Geography
Nigeria, Federal Republic of


Survey Information
Marine, Zero Phase, 3D, Migrated

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Amplitude

Image Type
Vertical Profile