Regional Structural Style of the Central and Southern Oman Mountains: Jebel Akhdar, Saih Hatat, and the Northern Ghaba Basin

  title={Regional Structural Style of the Central and Southern Oman Mountains: Jebel Akhdar, Saih Hatat, and the Northern Ghaba Basin},
  author={Van S. Mount and Roderick I.S. Crawford and Steven C. Bergman},
Three quantitative regional transects across the Saih Hatat and Jebel Akhdar anticlines in the Central and Southern Oman Mountains and the Northern Ghaba Basin have been constructed based on surface, well and seismic data. Interpreted large-scale structural geometries suggest that the Saih Hatat and Jebel Akhdar anticlines are basement-involved compressional structures, underlain by north-dipping, high-angle, blind, reverse faults located beneath their southern limbs. A compressional… 

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