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Rudist Carbonate Ramp in Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey

S. Özer
S. Özer
Department of Geology Dokuz Eylül University Bornova-Izmir, Turkey
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January 01, 1993


Name: Arabian platform

Author: S. Özer

Location: From 36° to 38° 15' north latitude and 36° to 39° 30' east longitude, southeastern Anatolia

Geologic time interval: Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian

Tectonic-sedimentary setting: Intracratonic basin

Basin type: Epeiric shelf

Paleoclimate: Semi-tropical

Platform type: Ramp

Platform geometry: 320 m thick, approximately 35 km wide, and 300 km long

Facies and fossils: Carbonates, conglomerates, sandstones, and shales; rudists, corals, algae, molluscs, benthonic and planktonic foraminifera

Systems tracts: Beach, shallow shelf, basin

Stacking patterns: Not determined

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AAPG Memoir

Cretaceous Carbonate Platforms

J. A. Toni Simo
J. A. Toni Simo
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Robert W. Scott
Robert W. Scott
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Jean-Pierre Masse
Jean-Pierre Masse
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists
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January 01, 1993




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