Foglio 607 Corleone

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[automatically translated] Il Foglio 607 "Corleone" of the Geological Map of Italy at 1: 50,000 scale was created as part dl Carg Project with funding from the Law 438/95 (funding '96) by agreement between the National Geological Survey (now ISPRA) and the Sicilian Region. The area of the sheet falls in the Province of Palermo, it extends over part of morphostructural depression between the mountains north of Palermo and Sicani Mountains to the south. The geological map is the result of the execution of the original findings in most of the paper and the review by the working group, of detected cards in the 70s and 90s in the northern sector of the same. The original surveys and revisions were performed at 1: 10.000, of topographical sections of the Regional Technical Map made available by the Sicilian Region, Department of Land and Environment, who also supplied aerial surveys on which the morphostructural analyzes were conducted. The Quaternary deposits were mapped with particular care, by applying the rules issued by APAT, now ISPRA (SGN, 2001). They were mapped and classified major disruption geomorphological phenomena which also affect deposits consistent affected by gravitational movements deep slope. The criterion adopted in different phases of detection and cartographic revision is based on the need for immediate feedback on the ground dlle various lithologies and tectonic elements. This approach takes account of ' facies analysis of carbonate and siliciclastic, developed in the 80s and 90s, who had allowed the recognition of great geological bodies, with the identification of different paleogeographic units deposited in paleogeographic domains. The study of the facies of the outcropping rocks allowed the identification of Paleozoic-Cenozoic sequences belonging to different crustal paleodomini. Following the detachment of their basement geological bodies, defined as before said, they are now on display in the Sicilian chain to form a stack of units' tectonic. For the spatial definition of these bodies and their internal characterization we were used the joined 'stratigraphic-structural (USS). As well as from surface data, pads Sheet "Corleone" They avail themselves of the results from the interpretation of a thick mesh of seismic reflection profiles crossing the area of the sheet, provided by ENI / AGIP. The subsurface data, calibrated by hydrocarbon wells, provide an insight into the relationship between geological bodies in depth and reconstruct the spatial continuity of tectonic units to a depth of several thousand meters.
Original languageItalian
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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