Master “blind” thrust faults hidden under the Zagros folds: active basement tectonics and surface morphotectonics

@article{Berberian1995MasterT,
  title={Master “blind” thrust faults hidden under the Zagros folds: active basement tectonics and surface morphotectonics},
  author={M. Berberian},
  journal={Tectonophysics},
  year={1995},
  volume={241},
  pages={193-224}
}
  • M. Berberian
  • Published 1995
  • Geology
  • Tectonophysics
  • Abstract The basement-involved active fold-thrust belt of the Zagros in southwest Iran is underlain by numerous seismogenic blind basement thrust faults covered by the folded Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks. Meizoseismal regions of moderate- to large-magnitude earthquakes in the Zagros are localized and concentrated along particular structural-geomorphological features and topographic fronts at the surface. The study reveals at least four active SW-vergent segmented master blind thrusts in the… CONTINUE READING
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