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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2011) 130 (1): 136–138.
... microtectonique au problème de la rotation du bloc corso-sarde . C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris , 294 ( II ), 595 – 602 . Oggiano G. Funedda A. Carmignani L. Pasci S. ( 2009 ) - The Corsica-Sardinia microplate and its role in the Northern Apennine geodynamics: new insights from the Tertiary...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2011) 130 (1): 139–143.
...Giacomo Oggiano; Antonio Funedda; Luigi Carmignani; Sandro Pasci Abstract In this reply we stress the role played by the Sardinia-Corsica microplate in the geodynamic evolution of the present-day W-Mediterranean during Tertiary. We answer to each of the seven remarks of the discussion proposed...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2009
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2009) 128 (2): 527–539.
... tectonics. The aim is to contribute to an updated picture of the relationships between the Sardinia-Corsica microplate and the Northern Apennines shedding light on the age and kinematics of this tectonic association. The collisional front of «Alpine Corsica» extends to the northeastern Sardinia shore...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2000
Geological Magazine (2000) 137 (4): 395–418.
...ALISON SOWERBUTTS Abstract Three extensional phases can be recognized in the northern, Anglona area of the Oligo-Miocene Sardinian Rift during a fifteen million year period which spanned CorsicaSardinia continental microplate separation and Western Mediterranean back-arc basin opening. In response...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 October 2021
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2021) 192 (1): 42.
... on whether the Sardinia-Corsica domain was part of Iberia ( Trümpy, 1988 ; Stampfli, 1993 ; Stampfli and Borel, 2002 ; Turco et al. , 2012 ) or a separate microplate during the Jurassic-Cretaceous until contraction initiated in the Late Cretaceous ( Rosenbaum et al. , 2002a ) or until the Oligocene...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1990
Journal of the Geological Society (1990) 147 (5): 811–824.
... in the Liguro–Provencal back-arc basin and a zone of collision between Corso–Sardinia and Adria. The rotation of Corsica is modelled as resulting from the indentation of the European continental plate by the Adria microplate. Present address: British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham NG12 5GG, UK...
Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2014
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2014) 133 (2): 249–270.
..., this microplate should have been situated between two oceanic branches: a branch between the Sardinia and the microcontinent (Betic Ocean, Pennidic Ocean, west Ligurian O., Ligurian-Piedmont O., ecc.), the other one between the microcontinent and the Adria Plate (Maghrebian Ocean, Lucanian Ocean, Ligurian Ocean...
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Simplified geological sketch of the Corso-Sardinian <span class="search-highlight">microplate</span>. Axial, napp...
Published: 01 March 2004
Fig. 1.  Simplified geological sketch of the Corso-Sardinian microplate. Axial, nappe and external zones refer to the zonation of the Hercynian orogeny. Upper left inset is a location map in the context of the Western European Hercynian belt (A, Armorican Massif; C, Corsica; M, Maures–Tanneron
Journal Article
Published: 30 April 2019
Journal of the Geological Society (2019) 176 (4): 689–703.
... variation of Cenozoic Sardinian magmatism. The CorsicaSardinia microplate was part of the southern European continental margin until the late Oligocene ( Séranne 1999 ; Schettino & Turco 2006 ) ( Fig. 1a ). During the Oligocene, the continuing convergence between Africa and Eurasia...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 22 November 2019
Geology (2020) 48 (2): 123–127.
... established that the Tyrrhenian Basin formed as a back-arc within a preexisting microcontinent, the Calabrian-Sardinia-Corsica microplate ( Alvarez et al., 1974 ) ( Fig. 1C ). The lithospheric thinning of the Tyrrhenian region started in the late Miocene, ca. 9–10 Ma ( Kastens et al., 1988 ), and was caused...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (2): 155–158.
.... Abbreviations: C—Corsica; FPF—frontal Pennine fault; LP—Ligurian-Provençal basin; S—Sardinia; Ti—Ticino subdome; To—Toce subdome; TY—Tyrrhenian Basin. Zircon U-Pb kernel density estimates on modern sands (KDE, bottom left) are from Malusà et al. (2013) ; zircon fertility values (ppm) in each drainage are from...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2019
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2019) 138 (1): 31–42.
.... Possibili relazioni con la geodinamica cenozoica del Mediterraneo occidentale . Boll. Soc. Geol. It ., 114 , 465 – 475 , Roma. Oggiano G. , Funedda A. , Carmignani L. & Pasci S. ( 2009 ) - The Sardinia-Corsica microplate and its role in the Northern Apennine Geodynamics...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2009
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2009) 128 (1): 89–106.
...) Compressional, extensional and strike-slip features. Al-Ka-Pe-Ca=tentative assemblage of the Alboran, Kabylides, Peloritani and Calabrian fragments, dispersed in the subsequent evolution (e.g. B ouillin et alii , 1986 ). BP, CS=Balearic and Corsica-Sardinia sectors of the Iberian domain, IC=Iberian chain, RR...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1976
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (1976) S7-XVIII (5): 1217–1219.
...A. Cherchi; R. Schroeder GeoRef, Copyright 2004, American Geological Institute. 1976 Cenomanian Cenozoic Cixerri Formation clastic sediments Corsica-Sardinia Microplate Cretaceous Europe Foraminifera geometry indicators Invertebrata Italy Lituolacea Mesozoic microfossils...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1973
Journal of the Geological Society (1973) 129 (6): 607–620.
... 1972 22 2 1972 © Geological Society of London 1973 1973 Geological Society of London References Allan T. D. Morelli C. A geophysical study of the Mediterranean Bol Geqf Tear Appl 1971 13 99 142 Alvarez W. Rotation of the Corsica-Sardinia microplate Nature...
Journal Article
Published: 09 September 2020
Geological Magazine (2021) 158 (5): 859–874.
...-Mediterranean Microplate (e.g. Guerrera et al . 2019 ), consisting of Hercynian basement and Alpine terrains, and by the Hercynian SardiniaCorsica block; on these domains, during the Late Oligocene – Early Miocene, a magmatic activity producing syn-orogenic volcanoclastic deposits took place (e.g. Martìn...
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A compilation of palaeogeographical models for the early Miocene in the cen...
Published: 09 April 2020
to the SW of modern Sicily. C, Corsica; S, Sardinia; Ca, Calabria; Ap, Apennine platform; I, Ionian Sea; MMM, ‘Meso-Mediterranean microplate’.
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1976
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (1976) S7-XVIII (5): 1221–1228.
...S. Baudelot; J. Doubinger; M. Durand Delga; P. Vellutini GeoRef, Copyright 2004, American Geological Institute. 1976 acritarchs age Argentella Complex biostratigraphy Brioverian Chitinozoa complexes Corsica Corsica-Sardinia Microplate Europe evolution France Galeria region...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (9): 779–782.
... International , v. 145 p. 550 – 559 . Alvarez , W. , 1972 , Rotation of the Corsica-Sardinia microplate : Nature , v. 235 p. 103 – 105 . Anderson , H. , and Jackson , J. , 1987 , Active tectonics of the Adriatic region : Royal Astronomical Society Geophysical Journal , v. 91 p...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2014
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2014) 133 (3): 381–395.
... carpets at the base of the uppermost thrust sheets of the nappe stack (the Balagne-Nebbio Nappe). It is believed that the Corsica orogenic belt continued southwards, and that the present-day Sardinia behaved as foreland of the Alpine belt, as suggested by evidence of forebulge migration from Late...
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