Koyi (1988) wrote a very interesting paper regarding the experimental modeling of the salt tectonics in the Zagros Mountain belt; however, several misleading statements appear in his paper, and I believe the model he constructed may be seriously in error.

In his review of the Zagros stratigraphy (Koyi, 1988, p. 1382), Koyi indicates that due to the uncertainty of their presence during the Zagros orogeny, the Miocene salt and younger beds (Incompetent Group and the upper part of Upper Mobile Group of his Figure 2) have not been included in his model. First, what he calls Miocene salt...

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