This is in reply to C. W. Hatten’s discussion which precedes.

It should be mentioned that the tectonic patterns discussed by Hatten have another interpretation. The phenomenon of a repeated section can be explained either by vertical, high-angle faults or inclined (tilted) and low-angle faults (thrusts).

In my opinion the interpretations by means of “klippen, ” “nappes, ” “charriages, ” “major overthrusts, ” and other geological phenomena of the Alpine style are unnecessary. The cross section of Valle de Viñales (Fig. 3) confirms this. In this, two interpretations of the same phenomena are shown.

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