Pliocene Lacustrine Deposits of the Tiberino Basin (Umbria, Central Italy)
Published:January 01, 2000
Pliocene lacustrine deposits are found in the Tiberino Basin, a depositional basin located in Umbria(central Italy) about 100 km north of Rome. The basin extends for 125 km in the north-northwest direction, with a width of up to 20 km (Figure 1). The Tiberino Basin is an extensional basin situated at the westernmargins of the Apennines Chain. Its origin is olderthan the middle Pliocene (sensu Rio et al., 1994) and itis connected with the tectonic extensive regime that brought about the opening of the Tyrrhenian Sea(Lavecchia, 1988). It is an asymmetric basin delimite don the eastern margin by a...
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