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Sedimentation and Tectonics in Rift Basins: The Red Sea - Gulf of Aden

Edited By: D Bosence and B Purser

663 pages, 39 col photos, 120 b/w photos, 355 line illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #57664 | ISBN: 0412734907
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Presents new case studies and synthesises the results of recent research on the sedimentological evolution of the Red Sea - Gulf of Aden rift system. This rift basin is generally regarded as the best natural geological laboratory in the world in which to study the process of rift formation.


Geophysical, structural and magmatic framework. Synrift sediments. Late rift uplift and geomorphology. Conclusion: evolution of rift tectonics and sedimentation.

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