Walkers Cay Fault, Bahamas: Evidence for Cenozoic faulting

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Mullins, H. T., & Mark Van Buren, H. (1981). Walkers Cay Fault, Bahamas: Evidence for Cenozoic faulting. Geo-Marine Letters, 1(3), 225-231. doi:10.1007/BF02462438
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TitleWalkers Cay Fault, Bahamas: Evidence for Cenozoic faulting
AuthorsT. Mullins, H. Mark Van Buren
AbstractInterpretation of seismic reflection data reveal evidence of a Cenozoic fault (Walkers Cay Fault) north of Little Bahama Bank. This fault strikes N15-30°E, perpendicular to the adjacent bank margin and offsets a late Oligocene reflector by as much as 100 m. The origin of this near-surface fault is uncertain, but its location and strike are nearly coincident with an independently mapped basement fault. Walkers Cay Fault may be the result of recurrent faulting, implying intermittent basement fault movement during the post-rift history of the northern Bahamian continental margin. © 1981 A.M. Dowden, Inc.
JournalGeo-Marine Letters
Date1981
Volume1
Issue3-4
Start page225
End page231
ISSN0276-0460
NoteCited By (since 1996):2, CODEN: GMLED

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