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Post-rift depositional packages, offshore Morocco Interpretation

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Date Created: 2009-11-30

This interpretation shows the basic architecture of the post-rift megasequence, offshore NW Morocco. The upper part of the section shows a series of off-lapping depositional wedges that record the migration of the shelf-slope system oceanward through time (progradation).


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

Geological Interpretation

Tectonostratigraphic Style

Seismic Stratigraphy
Erosional truncation, Toplap

Depositional Architecture

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins

Basin Setting
Passive Margin

Geographic Context

Physical Geography

Political Geography
Morocco, Kingdom of


Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time

Image Type
Vertical Profile