The neotectonics of the Aegean: An alternative view

@inproceedings{Jackson1982TheNO,
  title={The neotectonics of the Aegean: An alternative view},
  author={James Jackson and Geoffrey C. P. King and Claudio Vita-Finzi},
  year={1982}
}
Minor reverse faults in widely dispersed Neogene outcrops in the central Aegean have led several people to suggest that the regional extension which started in the lower Pliocene or earlier was interrupted by short periods of compression. The durations of these postulated compressional episodes are short compared to the time scale on which convective forces acting on the base of the lithosphere can change. Thus possible mechanisms for driving such motions are limited. In this paper we offer… CONTINUE READING

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