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GPS constraints on continental deformation in the Africa-Arabia-Eurasia continental collision zone and implications for the dynamics of plate interactions

Reilinger, Robert; McClusky, Simon; Vernant, Philippe; Lawrence, Shawn; Ergintav, Semih; Cakmak, R.; Ozener, H.; Kadirov, Fakhraddin; Guliev, Ibrahim; Stepanyan, Ruben; Nadariya, M.; Hahubia, Galaktion; Mahmoud, Salah; Sakr, K.; ArRajehi, Abdullah; Paradissis, D.; Al-Aydrus, A.; Prilepin, M.; Guseva, T.; Evren, Emre; Dmitrotsa, Andriy; Filikov, S.V.; Gomez, Francisco; Al-Ghazzi, Riad; Karam, Gebran


The GPS-derived velocity field (1988-2005) for the zone of interaction of the Arabian, African (Nubian, Somalian), and Eurasian plates indicates counterclockwise rotation of a broad area of the Earth's surface including the Arabian plate, adjacent parts of the Zagros and central Iran, Turkey, and the Aegean/Peloponnesus relative to Eurasia at rates in the range of 20-30 mm/yr. This relatively rapid motion occurs within the framework of the slow-moving (∼5 mm/yr relative motions) Eurasian,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Geophysical Research
DOI: 10.1029/2005JB004051


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