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Central and Western Anatolia form a continental back-arc region related to the Hellenic-Cyprus convergent plate boundary of the Anatolian and African Plates. The Akşehir-Afyon Graben (AAG), the easternmost extension of the west Anatolian horstgraben system, is located at the junction of Central Anatolia and eastern limb of the Isparta Angle. The AAG is 4–20 km wide and 90 km long. It trends west-northwest-east-southeast and is an actively growing rift containing two sedimentary infills of continental fluviolacustrine origin bounded on both sides by oblique-slip normal faults. The older infill is folded, thrust faulted and early Late Miocene in age. The...

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