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Pelagian Shelf profile 2 Regional Project

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Scenes: 2
Interpretations: 1
Date Created: 2008-02-13

Profile across part of the Pelagian Shelf, data from Fugro.

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faults in the Pelagian shelf - 1 Scene

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Interpretations: 1
Date Created: 2008-02-13

Part of Pelagian shelf profile 2 (central Mediterranean), displayed at near equal vertical and horizontal scale. the array of fault blocks are separated by soft-linked, chiefly normal faults. However, local, steep reverse offsets are evident. The combined style may imply weak wrench shear across the shelf. The main (tinted) unit here appears to deform as a rigid beam...

Normal fault-related syncline, Offshore Tunisian (Malta-Pelagian platform) Scene

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Interpretations: 1
Date Created: 2011-08-05

Detail of regional line across the Malta-Pelagian platform (offshore Tunisia) showing faulted Mesozoic carbonates and related growth strata. Some of these steep faults may have a significant strike-slip component.

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Constructing regionals: Pelagian Shelf Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2020-10-12

Constructing a "regional" to assist in the interpretation of structural style - in this case normal faults. See outline of workflow in "docs and links" - including link to a video on "regionals"


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    • Rob Butler
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Geological Interpretation

Age of Strata
Cenozoic, Mesozoic

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins

Strike-slip, Rifts

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography

Political Geography
Tunisia, Tunisian Republic


Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D