Postobductional Kinematic Evolution and Geomorphology of a Major Regional Structure—The Semail Gap Fault Zone (Oman Mountains)

  title={Postobductional Kinematic Evolution and Geomorphology of a Major Regional Structure—The Semail Gap Fault Zone (Oman Mountains)},
  author={Andreas Scharf and Frank Mattern and Daniel Moraetis and Ivan Callegari and Christian Weidle},
  pages={2756 - 2778}
The Semail Gap/Semail Gap Fault Zone is one of the most prominent tectonic features in the Oman Mountains and is located between the Jabal Akhdar Dome in the west and the Saih Hatat Dome to the east. The two domes were uplifted during the Late Eocene to Early Miocene. Uplift led to monoclinal bending with a “fold axis” parallel to the Semail Gap. Subsequently, dextral transtensional faulting along the Semail Gap Fault Zone ensued. This fault zone follows a major preexisting fault, which… 

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