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Faults in overburden to mobile salt, offshore NW Morocco Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2021-02-01

Growth strata in hangingwall to fault above mobile salt - a minibasin margin. These strata are inferred to be contourites. The associated scenes show details from this - for discussion of minor fault patterns.


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

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Normal Faults

Tectonostratigraphic Style
Growth Strata, Syn-tectonic

Depositional Processes
Contour Current

Sediment Composition

Geological Context


Geographic Context

Political Geography
Morocco, Kingdom of


Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time

Image Type
Vertical Profile