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BT-8A Regional Project

VSA Author: Taija Torvela
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Date Created: 2016-10-17

This image is used in the interpretation by Jimenez-Bonilla et al. (2017, Tectonics) of the internal structure and basement properties of the external Betics FTB from Sierras Subbeticas NW-wards to the Guadalquivir Basin. Please see the publication for interpretation and discussion. Location map and paper link in the docs and links section of this image.


  • Regional Project Administrator:
    • Taija Torvela
  • VSA Author:
    • Taija Torvela

Geological Interpretation

Deformation Structures

Age of Strata
Jurassic, Cretaceous, Triassic

Age of Deformation
Burdigalian, Serravallian, Late Miocene, Aquitanian, Langhian

Geological Context

Plate Settings and Margins
Orogenic belts

Orogenic Belt, Foreland fold-thrust belts

Basin Setting
Continental Terraces and Rises, Continental Sags, Intermontane/Retromontane

Geographic Context

Physical Geography
Mountain Range - Foothills, Interior Basins, Mountain Range - Interiors

Political Geography
Spain, Kingdom of


Survey Information
Well Ties, Migrated

Data Presentation
Vertical Scale - Time