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Journal Article
Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 July 2012
The Leading Edge (2012) 31 (7): 832-845.
...Songül Yildiz Çíftçí; Pinar Haciköylü; Yasemín Geze Kalanyuva; Erhan Kansu; Arzu Aktepe Abstract There are a number of large Neogene basins in the NE Mediterranean region, including the Antalya, Mut, Mersin, Adana, Iskenderun and northern part of Latakia basins (Figure 1). The broader area...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP372.9
EISBN: 9781862396357
... Critical to understanding the tectonic development of Anatolia are the Upper Cretaceous–Early Cenozoic basins, the ‘central Anatolian basins’ of Görür et al. (1998) . These preserve an excellent record of Late Cretaceous to Eocene tectonic-sedimentary and magmatic processes associated...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP372.8
EISBN: 9781862396357
... The Darende Basin is constructed on an eastward extension of the Tauride–Anatolide platform (Fig. 1 ). The Darende Basin records two stages of ocean basin development that can be related to the closure and suturing of two oceanic basins in the region, namely the Inner Tauride Ocean and the Izmir...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 May 2009
Geological Magazine (2009) 146 (4): 567-590.
... age is composed of bedded pelagic limestones intercalated with polymict, massive conglomerates. The Ayıkayası Formation conformably overlies the Tauride passive margin sequence in the Munzur Mountains to the south and is interpreted as an underfilled foredeep basin. The Refahiye Complex, of possible...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2007.272.01.14
EISBN: 9781862395206
... the northern margin of the ocean basin (Keban Platform), followed by accretion of Upper Cretaceous ophiolites in latest Cretaceous time. As subduction continued the accreted ophiolites and overriding northern margin (Keban Platform) were intruded by calc-alkaline plutons, still during latest Cretaceous time...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2004
Geological Magazine (2004) 141 (3): 257-286.
...OSMAN PARLAK; ALASTAIR ROBERTSON Abstract The Mersin Melange underlies the intact Mersin Ophiolite and its metamorphic sole to the south of the Mesozoic Tauride Carbonate Platform in southern Turkey. The Melange varies from chaotic melange to broken formation, in which some stratigraphic continuity...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2008
Clays and Clay Minerals (2008) 56 (2): 244-258.
...Selahattin Kadir; Muhsin Eren Abstract Caliche in various forms, namely powdery, nodule, tube, fracture-infill, laminar crust, hard laminated crust (hardpan), and pisolitic crust, is widespread in the Mersin area in southern Turkey. It generally occurs within and/or over the reddish-brown mudstone...
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Journal Article
Published: 31 January 2014
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2014) 47 (1): 89-99.
...Zubeyde Hatipoglu-Bagci; Mehmet Selim Sazan Abstract We evaluate the hydrogeology of the area around the Soğuksu spring in the Aydıncık district, Mersin, Turkey, with a focus on the groundwater and aquifer systems. An increasing population and the expansion of agricultural land have resulted...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2019
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2019) 49 (2): 191-205.
... and acetate-peels labelled as f21/1–15, f27/1–24, and f27b/1–9 are stored (collection C. Solak) at the General Geology Laboratory, Department of Geological Engineering, Mersin University, Turkey. Figure 2. The measured stratigraphic section showing the stratigraphic distribution of Coskinolinella...
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Journal Article
Published: 31 August 2011
Geological Magazine (2012) 149 (2): 264-290.
... of the northern, active continental margin of a southerly Neotethyan ocean basin (Southern Neotethys) during Late Cretaceous–Early Cenozoic time (Robertson & Dixon, 1984 ; Dercourt et al . 1986 , 2000 ; Robertson, 1998 ; Barrier & Vrielynck, 2009 ). The axis of the western and central segments...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP372.16
EISBN: 9781862396357
... and Western Tauride regions. We also consider some implications for the number and location of Mesozoic Tethyan (i.e. Neotethyan) oceanic basins in the region. Abstract Continental margin-type, ophiolitic and mélange units are exposed throughout central eastern Turkey (e.g. Gürün, Hekimhan and Pınarbaşı...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 9781629810331
... Abstract The Tinker channel is exposed in a series of dip and strike sections to the east of Hasret Mountain, near Elazig, in eastern Turkey ( Figure 1A ). The exposures are part of the exhumed northern margin of the northeast-to-southwest-oriented Elazig Basin, which has almost continuous...
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Journal Article
Published: 25 September 2013
Geological Magazine (2014) 151 (4): 692-731.
.... The emplacement was possibly triggered by the final closure of an oceanic basin to the north (Alanya Ocean). Further convergence between the African and Eurasian plates was accommodated by northwards subduction beneath the Kyrenia active continental margin. Subduction zone rollback may have triggered collapse...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 9781629810331
... Abstract The Alikayasi Canyon Member of the Tekir Formation occurs in a thick sequence of deep-water slope deposits on the northern margin and center of the lower-middle Miocene Maras foreland basin in eastern Turkey. The canyon was one of at least four major sediment-bypass systems...
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Miocene carbonate play concept in <b>Mersin</b> Neogene <b>Basin</b>. (a) Reef on flatten...
Published: 01 July 2012
Figure 7. Miocene carbonate play concept in Mersin Neogene Basin. (a) Reef on flattened seismic section (see Figure 6 for location). (b) Reef grown on basement block between wells Seyhan-1 and Karataş-1 (see Figure 5a for location). (c) Reefs from western margin of Mersin Basin (arrows show
Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 June 2014
Clay Minerals (2014) 49 (3): 473-494.
... ), Eren ( 2007 , 2011 ), Kadir & Eren ( 2008 ), and Eren & Hatipoğlu-Bağcı ( 2010 ) in the Mersin area, Kapur et al. ( 1987 , 1990 , 1993 ) and Kaplan et al. ( 2013 ) in the Adana area, and Atalay ( 1996 ) and Kapur et al. ( 2000 ) in southern Anatolia. Each study considered various...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2010
Clays and Clay Minerals (2010) 58 (2): 205-219.
... of smectite in Pliocene volcaniclastic rocks of the Doğanbey Formation, Beyşehir basin, Konya, Turkey . Clays and Clay Minerals , 55 , 402 – 422 . Kadir , S. and Eren , M. ( 2008 ) The occurrence and genesis of clay minerals associated with Quaternary caliches in the Mersin area...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.171.01.02
EISBN: 9781862394193
... of the entire Denizli basin. Colossae, which is much less well preserved than Hierapolis or Laodicea, was, again, both a Greek and Roman city. Tripolis, a mainly Greek city in the extreme northwest of the Denizli basin, is also built of travertine quarried from a small mass within the footwall block...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2007
Geological Magazine (2007) 144 (5): 867-882.
... ). Since early–middle Miocene times, the northern part of the Arabian plate has been gradually uplifted and has evolved into a continental basin ( Ulu et al. 1991 ). Basaltic volcanic rocks rest on the earlier units (Fig. 1b ). Basaltic volcanism occurred in a time span between 16.5 and 19. 08 Ma based...
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Frenzelina  spp.  A−I  Well A-Tuzgölü <b>Basin</b>;  J  Çamyayla-<b>Mersin</b>. ( A−D  17...
Published: 20 April 2018
Figure 14. Frenzelina spp. A−I Well A-Tuzgölü Basin; J Çamyayla-Mersin. ( A−D 1712\4500 m; E−G 1888\4500 m; J 155\195 m). All scale bars are 20 µm.