Extension and Exhumation of the Hellenic Forearc Ridge in Kythera

@article{Marsellos2008ExtensionAE,
  title={Extension and Exhumation of the Hellenic Forearc Ridge in Kythera},
  author={Antonios E. Marsellos and William S. F. Kidd},
  journal={The Journal of Geology},
  year={2008},
  volume={116},
  pages={640 - 651}
}
Detailed mapping and new structural observations on Kythera demonstrate that there is a major detachment fault, here termed the Potamos detachment fault (PDF), exposed on the northern part of the island and bordering the domed structure of a metamorphic core complex. The detachment forms the contact of contrasting metamorphic and nonmetamorphic units, and both ductile and brittle structures are found, related to its extensional development. The earliest Potamos mylonites, as well as some other… 
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