Soft-sediment deformation structures (SSDS) in the Late Messinian Abu Madi Formation, onshore Nile Delta, Egypt: triggers and tectono-stratigraphic implications

Published: 19-04-2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/7cb5fm2z56.1
Mahmoud Lotfy,
Mohamed Elsharawy,
Adel Kamel,
Christian Gorini,
Monica Bucci,
Massimo Moretti


Several levels of soft sediment deformation structures (SSDS) were observed in the transgressive heterolithic fluvial facies deposited adjacent to the deep-seated faults. The most common deformation features include diapiric structures, intraformational lithoclastic breccia, small-scale normal, slump folds and liquefied beds