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Toe thrusts - deep water Namibia - version 2. Scene

VSA Author: Rob Butler
Interpretations: 0
Date Created: 2008-02-12

The gravity-driven toe thrust belt in deep-water Namibia from a 2D profile. The thumbnail here is shown with strong vertical exaggeration - a more realistic version is available in the download version. Data courtesy of CGGVeritas.





Details:

  • Scene Administrator:
    • Rob Butler
  • VSA Author:
    • Rob Butler

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Ramps, Detachments, Imbricates

Tectonostratigraphic Style
Pre-tectonic, Post-tectonic

Seismic Stratigraphy
Onlap

Depositional Environment
Lower

Depositional Processes
Turbidites

Sediment Composition
Siliciclastics

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Passive

Tectonics
DW fold-thrust belts

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

Image Type
Vertical Profile