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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 13–32.
...Francesco Fidolini; Massimiliano Ghinassi; Maurizio Magi; Mauro Papini; Mario Sagri Abstract The Upper Valdarno Basin stands out from the Neogene-Quaternary basins of the Northern Apennines given its outstanding fossil mammal record, good quality of natural and artificial outcrops and remarkable...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 81–97.
... Late Pliocene-Middle Pleisto cene Upper Valdarno Basin of which the Santa Barbara Basin is considered a precursor. The sediments filling up the Santa Barbara Basin are made up of alluvial to deltaic and lacustrine deposits, grouped in the Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni (CSB) Synthem, related to Late Pliocene...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP440.1
EISBN: 9781786203809
... ; Harvey 2005 ). Fig. 1. ( a ) Location of the Upper Valdarno Basin with respect to the main Neogene–Quaternary basins of inner northern Apennines. ( b ) Schematic cross-section through the Upper Valdarno Basin, modified from Fidolini et al. (2013 b ; see part (c) for orientation). ( c...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2016
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2016) 86 (9): 1083–1101.
... hosted in the wider Upper Valdarno Basin (Central Italy). The lake was confined between the Chianti Mounts and the Pratomagno Ridge. Due to reduced fetch, the basin was characterized by limited wave activity and sediment reworking, which are favorable conditions for the preservation of primary...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 5–12.
... Società Geologica Italiana Upper Valdarno Basin Plio-Pleistocene Northern Appennines The Neogene-Quaternary stratigraphic record of the Italian peninsula is a unique archive for high-resolution assessments of some crucial intervals of the recent geological time. These include reconstructions...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 33–53.
...Massimiliano Ghinassi; Francesco Fidolini; Maurizio Magi; Mario Sagri Abstract The Upper Valdarno Basin is located about 35 km SE of Florence between the Chianti Mountains and the Pratomagno Ridge. The basin fill is made of four synthems named as Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni, Montevarchi, Fosso Salceto...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 54–80.
...Marco Bonini; Giovanna Moratti; Federico Sani; Maria Laura Balestrieri Abstract We use new structural and apatite fission-track data together with apatite fission-track and (U-Th)/He data from literature to examine the tectonic evolution of the continental Upper Valdarno Basin, in the hinterland...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 98–103.
...Lorenzo Rook; Chiara Angelone Abstract The Plio-Pleistocene vertebrate fossil record of the Upper Valdarno Basin (Tuscany, Italy) is well known because of the large mammal collections. Although the small mammals have a documentation that is not even comparable with that of the large mammals...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 126–136.
...Esu Daniela; Ghinassi Massimiliano Abstract Since the beginning of the nineteenth century, rich non-marine molluscan faunas have been recognized in the Plio-Pleistocene Upper Valdarno Basin (Tuscany, central Italy). Further research has improved the palaeoecological and biochronological meaning...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 137–148.
...Adele Bertini Abstract The pollen record from the Upper Valdarno contributes to the documentation of the main palaeonvironmental changes in one of the best known basins of the Northern Apennines where lacustrine and fluvial sediments deposited since 3.3 Ma. During the Piacenzian the lacustrine...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2013
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2013) 132 (1): 149–166.
... of processes developing over different periods of time, allows to improve the detail of facies analysis. This type of approach has actually never been adopted for the Upper Valdarno Basin, which is one of the best-known continental Plio-Pleistocene basins of the Northern Apennines. The aim of this paper...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1991
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1991) 61 (2): 280–290.
...P. Billi; M. Magi; M. Sagri Abstract During the Early Pleistocene, mouth bar fan deltas formed on the northern margin of the shallow water lacustrine Valdarno Basin, which developed during the last phases of the Northern Apennines evolution. One fan delta, studied in detail here, is a coarse...
Series: SEPM Special Publication, SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.2110/pec.87.39.0197
EISBN: 9781565760967
... Abstract The coarse-grained fluvial deposits of the Plio-Pleistocene Valdarno intermontane basin consist of massive or cross-stratified coarse gravel grading upward into cross-laminated sand overlain by massive overbank silt and clay with widespread pseudogley pedogenesis. The overall...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1991
Italian Journal of Geosciences (1991) 110 (3-4): 459–467.
... Quaternary Santa Barbara Basin sedimentary basins sedimentary rocks sedimentary structures sedimentation sediments soft sediment deformation Southern Europe strike-slip faults structural controls tectonics Tuscany Italy unconformities Valdarno Basin Villafranchian ...
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Stratigraphic scheme of the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>Basin</b> and Palazzolo sub-<b>basin</b>. P...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 4 Stratigraphic scheme of the Upper Valdarno Basin and Palazzolo sub-basin. Paleomagnetic calibration shown in the lower, right side is referred to a composite section measured across the axial part of the basin. Normal faults occurring in the western side of the basin cut the Castelnuovo
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( A ) Location and geological sketch map of the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>Basin</b> after ...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 1 ( A ) Location and geological sketch map of the Upper Valdarno Basin after ( Fidolini et alii , 2013 ); ( B ) Stratigraphy (SW-NE cross sections) and sedimentary environments of the Upper Valdarno Basin and the Palazzolo sub-basin (after Fidolini et alii , 2013 ); ( C ) Summary
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A)  Location map for the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>Basin</b> within the Neogene–Quaternary...
Published: 01 September 2016
Fig. 1.— A) Location map for the Upper Valdarno Basin within the Neogene–Quaternary basins of the Northern Apennines. B) Geological sketch map of the Upper Valdarno Basin. C) Simplified stratigraphic scheme for the basin-fill succession along the SW margin of the basin.
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Sedimentary infill of the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>Basin</b>: ( A ) Natural exposures (lo...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 2 Sedimentary infill of the Upper Valdarno Basin: ( A ) Natural exposures (locally known as “ balze ”) of alluvial-fan deposits along the NE margin of the basin; ( B ) The S. Barbara quarry in 1985. Lacustrine mud overlies the main lignite seam (photo courtesy of A. Bertini) along the SW
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Structural models of the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>basin</b>: ( A ) The “classical” half-g...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 3 Structural models of the Upper Valdarno basin: ( A ) The “classical” half-graben model (modified after Martini & Sagri, 1993 ) with the master fault located at the toe of the Pratomagno ridge; ( B ) The alternative interpretation (modified after Bonini, 1999 ), associating
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Faunal and floral fossil remains from the Upper <b>Valdarno</b> <b>Basin</b>: ( A ) Mount...
Published: 01 February 2013
Fig. 4 Faunal and floral fossil remains from the Upper Valdarno Basin: ( A ) Mounted skeleton of Mammutus meridionalis (1960's) found in 1953 at Borro al Quercio, close to S. Giovanni Valdarno (photo courtesy of E. Cioppi and S. Dominici, Museum of Natural History of the University of Florence