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... A bed by bed analysis of the Bonarelli Level (late Cenomanian) in the Bottaccione Gorge and the Contessa Valley (Gubbio, Italy, area) reveals ichnofabric variations that follow lithofacies changes. Ichnofabric analysis has been approached in ~60 samples for every section, using thin sections...
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Figure 1. Schematic geological map of the NW-SE–trending Gubbio structure a...
Published: 01 March 2007
Figure 1. Schematic geological map of the NW-SE–trending Gubbio structure and location of the Contessa sections (CH—Contessa Highway; CQ—Contessa Quarry; CR—Contessa Road) on a simplified map that gives the formation boundaries in the Contessa Valley.
... The Contessa Valley and the Bottaccione Gorge located close to Gubbio (central Italy) include some of the most complete successions of Paleogene sediments known from the Tethyan realm. Owing to the continuous deposition in a pelagic setting, a rather modest tectonic overprint...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 January 1988
Geology (1988) 16 (1): 77–80.
...James H. Crocket; Charles B. Officer; Forese C. Wezel; Gary D. Johnson Abstract Iridium, Pd, Pt, and Au were determined in sections from the Bottaccione Gorge and Contessa Valley, Gubbio, Italy, by radiochemical neutron activation. Shales and limestones were sampled from 2.85 m above to 219 m below...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1982
GSA Bulletin (1982) 93 (5): 414–432.
.... The red-to-pink, Paleocene to middle Eocene Scaglia Rossa limestone, the varicolored upper Eocene Scaglia Variegata limestone, and the gray-green Oligocene Scaglia Cinerea marlstone form a 250-m-thick, continuous exposure in the Contessa Valley near Gubbio, Italy. Magnetostratigraphic, lithostratigraphic...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2007
GSA Bulletin (2007) 119 (3-4): 413–427.
...Figure 1. Schematic geological map of the NW-SE–trending Gubbio structure and location of the Contessa sections (CH—Contessa Highway; CQ—Contessa Quarry; CR—Contessa Road) on a simplified map that gives the formation boundaries in the Contessa Valley. ...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2019
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2019) 138 (2): 274–295.
... is located in a private property, and it is today dismantled. C occioni et alii (1988) and M ontanari et alii (1991 , 1992 , 1997 ) identified other early Miocene interesting outcrops in the Umbria/Marche Apennines: the Contessa Valley sequences (Gubbio, Italy). M ontanari et alii (1997) mainly...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (3-4): 487–511.
... included lithostratigraphy, calcareous plankton biostratigraphy, and magnetostratigraphy of the entire Scaglia Cinerea, was carried out by Lowrie et al. (1982) in a quarry exposure (the Contessa Quarry section) at the head of the Contessa Valley, ∼3 km west of the medieval city of Gubbio ( Figs. 2...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 November 2011
Geological Magazine (2012) 149 (2): 345–351.
... ). The Contessa section (43°22′47″N, 13°33′49″E) crops out in a valley parallel to the Bottaccione Gorge, about 3 km NW from Gubbio. The magnetostratigraphy of this section from the Cretaceous–Palaeogene boundary to the top of Chron C31r was established by Chauris et al . ( 1998 ), who located the C31n/C31n...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP373.4
EISBN: 9781862396364
... in previous studies (Figs 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 ). In the Contessa Valley, which cuts a NE-dipping, half-anticlinal structure a few kilometres NW of the Medieval city of Gubbio, the Scaglia Rossa, Scaglia Variegata and Scaglia Cinerea are exposed in continuous fresh road-cuts and quarry faces several...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2007
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2007) 77 (3): 172–196.
...-turbidite is called the Contessa Bed ( Ricci Lucchi and Valmori 1980 ). This distinctive bed comprises an unusually thick, graded, sandstone interval and overlying turbidite mudstone ( Fig. 2A–C ; Ricci Lucchi and Valmori 1980 ). A series of limestone-dominated, "colombine," marker beds occur...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (6): 1207–1230.
... (which consistently ponded in the southeastern part of the outcrop area), and within the uppermost sandy part of the Contessa bed, in the three northwesternmost sections in the Santerno Valley ( Fig. 1 ; Ricci Lucchi and Valmori, 1980 ; our field observations). Such flow reflection in the Contessa bed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1992
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1992) 40 (1): 24–35.
... integrated for the middle Paleocene. Although there are no complete palynofloral zones missing in the Red Deer Valley area, the temporal lengths of these zones are at present unknown, and to the authors' knowledge 24 25 26 27 28/29 Magnetic Stratigraphy of Contessa Sections Contessa Contessa Highway...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2007
GSA Bulletin (2007) 119 (3-4): 391–412.
...Luca Giusberti; Domenico Rio; Claudia Agnini; Jan Backman; Eliana Fornaciari; Fabio Tateo; Massimo Oddone Abstract The central part of the Piave River valley in the Venetian pre-Alps of NE Italy exposes an expanded and continuous marine sediment succession that encompasses the Paleocene series...
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... Gorge and Contessa Valley, near Gubbio, revealed a great deal about the history of our planet thanks to a large number of interdisciplinary investigations by researchers from across the world. The Gubbio area of the northern Apennines (or the Mountains of Saint Francis, as Walter Alvarez called them...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 October 2015
Journal of Micropalaeontology (2016) 35 (1): 79–89.
... of Eocene biostratigraphy (e.g. Contessa Road Section; Forada Section; Galeotti et al . 2000 , 2005 , 2010 ; Giusberti et al . 2007 , 2009 ; Luciani et al . 2007 ; Agnini et al . 2009 ; Coccioni et al . 2010 , 2012 b ; Coccioni & Bancalà 2012 ; Luciani & Giusberti 2014 ; D’Onofrio...
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Published: 01 August 2009
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2009) 42 (3): 383–387.
... detail of the Palazzo Cutinelli-Rendina. The other major building in the town, the Casino di Contessa, remains perched on an eminence that overlooks the town, and is not thought to have been involved in the original slide. It was, however, abandoned at the same time, and now is also in ruins...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (1): 37–47.
... certified (black dots). 1, Middle East localities presented in this paper; 2, Kaurtakapy, Kazakhstan; 3, Torangly, Turkmenistan; 4, Khieu River, Georgia; 5, Contessa Road, Italy; 6, Caravaca/Alamedilla, southern Spain; 7, Basque country (Zumaya, Trabakua, Ermua), northern Spain; 8, Bass River, New Jersey...
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Published: 01 September 1986
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1986) 34 (3): 313–328.
...-plain deposits, were derived from several different Alpine and Apennine sources and have a remarkably diverse framework composition. Sandstones produce hydocarbons in the northern Apennines along the southern margin of the Po River valley. Reservoir quality is a function of both compaction, from burial...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (3): 629–633.
... of the basin is petrographically distinct from Alps‐derived material and recorded by marker beds, the thickest of which (up to 16 m thick) is known as the Contessa bed. The end of turbidite sedimentation was marked by the emplacement of the Ligurian nappe from the SW on to the basin strata ( De Jager 1979...
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