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Basin inversion in the English Channel 5 - interpretation Interpretation

VSA Author: Jenny Collier
Date Created: 2010-08-31

Shaded relief perspective view of seabed bathymetry and seismic line showing details of seabed outcrop adjacent to the northern margin of the Channel basin. Note contrasting structural style to the inversion anticline shown in Figs.2 and 3. Image presented at the "Frontiers of Seismic Geomorphology" showcase held at the Geological Society, London, June, 2010.


  • Interpretation Administrator:
    • Taija Torvela
  • VSA Author:
    • Jenny Collier

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures
Antiform, Positive

Geological Context

Inversion, Rifts

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Marginal Seas, Shelves

Political Geography
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland


Survey Information
Marine, Multichannel 2D

Image Type
Cube/Composite, Horizon/Surface Map