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Deepwater thrust belt, Namibia Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2009-08-17

A structural interpretation of the thrust belt, offshore Namibia. The second interpretation of this scene shows the restored section, with thrusts numbered for reference.





Details:

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

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Forced Folds, Antiform, Ramps, Mud, Detachments, Imbricates

Tectonostratigraphic Style
Pre-tectonic, Post-tectonic

Depositional Architecture
Non-Erosional

Age of Strata
Cretaceous

Age of Deformation
Cretaceous

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Passive

Tectonics
DW fold-thrust belts, Shale

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shelf-Slopes

Political Geography
Namibia, Republic of

Geophysics

Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time, Amplitude

Image Type
Vertical Profile