Development of the Gulf of Guayaquil (Ecuador) during the Quaternary as an effect of the North Andean block tectonic escape

@article{Witt2006DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the Gulf of Guayaquil (Ecuador) during the Quaternary as an effect of the North Andean block tectonic escape},
  author={C{\'e}sar Witt and J. Bourgois and François Michaud and M. G. D{\'a}vila Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez and Nelson Jim{\'e}nez and Marc Sosson},
  journal={Tectonics},
  year={2006},
  volume={25}
}
Interpretation of industrial multichannel seismic profiles and well data are used to identify the main tectonic features of the Gulf of Guayaquil (GG) area. These include two E‐W trending major detachments: the Posorja and the Jambelí detachment systems, which represent half grabens with oppositely dipping detachments, to the south and to the north, respectively. The NE‐SW trending Puná‐Santa Clara fault system developed as a transfer fault system between the Posorja and the Jambelí detachments… 

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