Chapter 3. The Development of the Neogene Basins

  1. A. E. Mather5,
  2. J. M. Martín6,
  3. A. M. Harvey7 and
  4. J. C. Braga6
  1. Anne E. Mather5,
  2. Maria T. Gómez-Pugnaire1,
  3. Juan M. Fernández-Soler2,
  4. Peter Haughton3 and
  5. Martin Stokes4

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch3

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain

How to Cite

Mather, A. E., Gómez-Pugnaire, M. T., Fernández-Soler, J. M., Haughton, P. and Stokes, M. (2001) The Development of the Neogene Basins, in A Field Guide to the Neogene Sedimentary Basins of the Almería Province, SE Spain (eds A. E. Mather, J. M. Martín, A. M. Harvey and J. C. Braga), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300604.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  2. 6

    Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18002 Granada, Spain

  3. 7

    Department of Geography, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool PO Box 147, L69 3BX, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departamento de Mineralogía y Petrología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada, 18002 Granada, Spain

  2. 2

    Departamento de Mineralogía y Petrología, Universidad de Granada, Granada E-18071, Spain

  3. 3

    Department of Geology, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

  4. 4

    Department of Geological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

  5. 5

    Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059195

Online ISBN: 9781444300604

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Keywords:

  • sedimentary basins within the Almería Province - Palaeozoic rocks;
  • regional tectonic framework;
  • Nevado–Filábride complex;
  • basement geology of the Almería Province;
  • Alpujárride complex - extending from Estepona (Málaga) to Cartagena;
  • deformational history and related structures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The basement geology of the Almería Province

  • Volcanics of the Almería Province

  • Tectonics and sedimentation: the evolving turbidite systems of the Tabernas Basin

  • Plio-Pleistocene regional deformation