Aqra Anticline: A Growing Structure in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Ghafur, Ala A. and Sissakian, Varoujan K. and Abdulhaq, Hawkar A. and Omar, Hassan O. (2019) Aqra Anticline: A Growing Structure in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. ARO-THE SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF KOYA UNIVERSITY, 7 (2). pp. 27-33. ISSN 2410-9355

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Abstract

Aqra Anticline is a double plunging anticline, oriented NW–SE with a steep southwestern limb and even overturned. Geomorphological features are interpreted using satellite images, as a result, it was found that the anticline shows clear geomorphological and structural features which indicate the lateral growth of the anticline. Among those features are water gaps, wind gaps, forked-shaped valleys, curved valleys, inclined valleys and dislocated and abandoned alluvial fans. Some of the vague interpreted features were checked and confirmed in the field.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aqra anticline, En-echelon plunging, Lateral growth, Radial valleys, Water gap
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Divisions: Aro-The Scientific Journal of Koya University > VOL 7, NO 2 (2019)
Depositing User: Dr Salah Ismaeel Yahya
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2020 20:03
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2020 22:34
URI: http://eprints.koyauniversity.org/id/eprint/199

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