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Deformation above salt diapir - North Sea -1: Simon Stewart's interpretation Interpretation

VSA Author: Simon Stewart
Date Created: 2008-02-20

This dip magnitude map above a diapir in the North Sea shows the presence of radial faults that developed within the roof domain within domed sediments above the diapir. Published in: Stewart, S.A. (2007) Salt Tectonics in the North Sea Basin: a structural style template for seismic interpreters. In: Ries A.C. et al. (eds). Deformation of the Continental Crust: The legacy of Mike Coward. Geol Soc. Spec. Publ. 272, 361-396.





Details:

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

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Radial

Geological Context

Tectonics
Salt

Basin Setting
Continental Rifts

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Shallow Seas

Political Geography
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Geophysics

Image Type
Horizon/Surface Map