Scientific editing by Hugh Rollinson.
 Journal, Vol. 156, 1999, pp. 149–162

H. P. Zeck writes: The recent paper Argles, Platt & Waters (1999) is in many respects a remarkable one. The paper reports the thesis work of T. W. Argles, with the main conclusion being a very fast uplift in an extensional tectonic setting during the final stage of the Alpine orogeny in the western Betic Cordilleras. Planning and execution of the work has had the benefit of knowing where the effort would land. Several years earlier Zeck et al. (1992; following earlier suggestions by Zeck et al. 1989) had...

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