Compression Folds and a Strike-Slip Fault in Flowing Evaporites, Red Sea

Neil C. Mitchell, Marco Ligi
  • February 2018, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1002/9781119158332.ch25

Salt deposits on the bed sea are compressed and broken by faults

What is it about?

Salt deposits, some several km thick in places, occur on the seabed of the Red Sea. Here, we show how those deposits are folded and faulted where the salt has been moving.

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