Impact Factor (IF) - Thomson Reuters Web of KnowledgeSM)

2016: 0.938 - 5 years IF: 1.010

2015: 0.641 - 5 years IF: 0.673

2014: 0.628 - 5 years IF: 0.652

2013: 0.390 - 5 years IF: 0.504

2012: 0.605

2011: 0.468

2010: 0.309

2009: 0.136

An international Journal published under the auspices of:

Recognized by:

Supplements of Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria
Volume I - 1988

 

Proceedings of the meeting:
The Morphotectonics in Italy

CENTAMORE E., DRAMIS F., FEDERICI P. R.

Superfici di spianamento relitte e vicende morfotettoniche dell’isola d’Elba – Planation Surfaces and morphoneotectonic events of the Island of Elba

Pages 155-160

Abstract

The morphology and the morphoneo tectonic evolut ion of the Island of Elba are unknown, beca use marine or cont inental post-orogenic sed iments are absent . The island rises abruptly from the sea with 3/4 of its area lying over 50 m above sea level and a coast line that is high along of its total length. The island offers the view of sunken and upraised landmass characterizing the submerged regions . The recogni t ion of relics o f at least 3 old planation surfaces and of terraces assumes them to be related with Pleistocene marine levels. Higher sur faces in western Elba , which were repor ted in previous wr it ings, may be connected wi th even older levels. Th e compar ison with similar situations in opposite Maritime Tuscany allows the hypothesis of recent morphost ructur al evolut ion of the island , which is st ill to be put to the test. Accord ing to this hypot hesis, the d ynamics of the island of Elba would have been characterized by the alternat ion of marine emergence and submergence, d ue to both the glaciocustat ic movemen ts of the level of the sea and recent tecton ic ver t ical movements.

→ Download Abstract PDF

Contribute to CGI downloading this Volume:

€5.00

Or choose an annual subscription - Go to subscriptions page