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Journal of Petroleum Geology

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Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol.12, No.4, pp. 377-404, 1989

┬ęCopyright 2000 Scientific Press, Ltd.

FAULT-BLOCK TECTONISM IN THE DEVONIAN SUBSURFACE, WESTERN CANADA BASIN

R. G. Greggs* and D. H. Greggs*

* Greggs and Associate, Geological Consultants Ltd., 203--4603 Varsity Dr. NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3A 2V7, Canada.


Abstract

An alternative model for the formation of Devonian carbonate reefs in the Western Canada Basin is proposed. This model is based on the epeiric clear-water sedimentation model of Irwin (1965), with structural modification throughout the Phanerozoic by repeated Pre-Cambrian basement tectonism.

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