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Geo-Marine Letters

, Volume 3, Issue 2–4, pp 199–202 | Cite as

The Hecho Eocene submarine fan system, south-central Pyrenees, Spain

  • Emiliano Mutti
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Abstract

The Eocene Hecho Group submarine-fan and basin-plain turbidites fill an elongate basin in the south-central Pyrenees that was tectonically active during deposition. The total volume of these sediments is about 21,000 to 26,000 km3. The bulk of the sand by-passed the fan-channel zone and was deposited in the lobe and fan-fringe environments. The stratigraphically lower part of the Hecho submarine fan was deposited during relative lowering of sea level.

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Eocene Turbidite Pyrenees Facies Association Onlap 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emiliano Mutti
    • 1
  1. 1.Insituto di GeologiaUniverstià di ParmaParmaItaly

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