Deep crustal structure of NW Turkey

The deep crustal structure of the Polatlı-Nallıhan-Karasu (NW Turkey) area was revealed as a part of a project undertaken by the General Directorate of Mineral Research of Turkey. Kaya (2010), from Sivas Cumhuriyet University, published Magnetotelluric and Transient Electromagnetic measurement results in the recent volume of Tectonophysics. According to the data collected from 44 stations located along a 250 km profile crossing in succession the İstanbul Zone, Intra-Pontid Suture, Sakarya Continent, İzmir-Ankara Suture, Tavşanlı Zone (the Tauride-Anatolide Belt), Intra-Pontid Suture and Sakarya Continent, four layers with distinctive resistivity values were revealed. For more detailed information, please refer to doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2010.04.019

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