Geodynamics of the Southern Tethyan Margin in Tunisia and Maghrebian domain: new constraints from integrated geophysical study
The geodynamic evolution of the Southern Tethyan Margin of Tunisia is investigated using geophysical studies. Analysis of gravity and seismic reflection data in the Maghrebian domain and Southern Tunisia reveals the geodynamic role played by the North Saharan Flexure (NSF) in the evolution of the Southern Tethyan Margin. The Saharan Atlas Mountains (Atlasic Basin) and the African Craton (Telemzan High) are separated by the NSF which is a regional-scale feature that may represent a significant basement discontinuity that has controlled the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic evolution of the Tunisian and Maghrebian Tethyan Basin.
Geography, Geology, and Planning
Gabtni, Hakim, Chokri Jallouli, Kevin Lee Mickus, and Mohamed Moncef Turki. "Geodynamics of the Southern Tethyan Margin in Tunisia and Maghrebian domain: new constraints from integrated geophysical study." Arabian Journal of Geosciences 6, no. 1 (2013): 271-286.
Arabian Journal of Geosciences