Aqaba-Levant transform-related faults in the Gulf of Suez rift: The Durba–Araba fault, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

@inproceedings{Abdeen2014AqabaLevantTF,
  title={Aqaba-Levant transform-related faults in the Gulf of Suez rift: The Durba–Araba fault, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt},
  author={Mamdouh M. Abdeen and Ashraf S. Abdelmaksoud},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract The Gulf of Suez rift is dominated by NNW- to NW-striking “Clysmic” faults trending parallel to the rift. In addition there are NNE- and WNW-striking (oblique) faults that trend at an angle to the rift. The Durba–Araba fault (DAF) in southwestern Sinai represents one of several NNE-striking faults. It separates the Durba fault block on its NW from the Araba fault block on its SE. Detailed (1:20,000 scale) field mapping and structural studies of the DAF and the onshore area to the east… CONTINUE READING