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Grabens are present in many of the domes and anticlines in the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas. In some cases, these grabens are believed to overlie horsts to form graben-and-horst structures. This type of structure probably exists in many uplifted areas outside the Gulf Coast province. In areas where grabens or horsts are exposed at the surface or are encountered at shallow depths, the possibility exists that they may be segments of graben-and-horst structures. Geophysical and surface geological data on rift valleys show certain similarities with graben-and-horst structures in Gulf Coast anticlines. These similarities suggest that rift valleys may be the exposed upper part of large graben-and-horst structures formed as a result of the crustal uplift present in areas tr versed by rift valleys.
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