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Syn-tectonic remagnetizations related to burial processes that occurred during their extensional stage are frequently recognized in inverted sedimentary basins. The incremental fold test is the main analytical tool used to detect these syn-tectonic remagnetizations. However this test gives spurious results when asymmetrical folding occurs (i.e. both limbs were not tilted simultaneously at the same rate). Asymmetrical folding is very common in sedimentary basins, especially at their margins, during the basinal stage and subsequent tectonic inversion. To correctly analyse syn-tectonic remagnetizations in these scenarios, we propose a method to restore palaeomagnetic vectors, which allows determining the tilting of beds at...

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