The Gramscatho Basin, south Cornwall, UK: Devonian active margin successions

@inproceedings{Leveridge2011TheGB,
  title={The Gramscatho Basin, south Cornwall, UK: Devonian active margin successions},
  author={Brian E. Leveridge and R. Shail},
  year={2011}
}
Deep marine deposits of the Gramscatho Basin of south Cornwall reflect two tectonic regimes; Early to Middle Devonian rifting of continental lithosphere with formation of oceanic lithosphere to the south, and Middle Devonian to earliest Carboniferous convergence along its southern margin. Sediments on thinned continental crust to the north and oceanic lithosphere to the south were juxtaposed in the Late Devonian when nappes of deep water flysch and olistostrome were thrust up on to the northern… CONTINUE READING

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