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foredeep

A long basin filling with sediment eroded from an active mountain system nearby.
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The Basin is divided into two arc shaped major tectonic zones namely Sulaiman fold belt and Sulaiman foredeep and a monoclinal zone called as the Punjab Monocline.
West of the Orlovd structure prevails a more complicated, fold-fault style of the Variscan foredeep where the NNE-SSW direction is dominating, while the W-E direction is less frequent.
The subsidence in the developing Zagros foredeep induced a major phase of source rock evaluation and hydrocarbon expulsion, and it is probable that hydrocarbon charging of the Zagros anticlines occurred via relatively short-distance migration from the adjacent synclinal kitchens (Joseph et al., 2015).
In the Polish part of the Carpathian Foredeep, 84 gas and 6 oil deposits have been discovered up to the present [1].
Lower and Middle Paleozoic of the Volyn-Podillyan margin of the East-European Platform and Carpathian Foredeep. Naukovi zapysky Derzhavnoho pryrodoznavchoho muzeyu, 15, 24-87 [in Ukrainian, with English summary].
It was followed by development of an Acadian forebulge and foredeep which migrated northwestward from coastal Maine through the study area until the Middle Devonian.
(1984): Mixed layer illite-smectite in low temperature diagenesis: data from the Miocene of the Carpathian foredeep. Clay Minerals 19, 2015-215.
The subduction system therefore became a collision zone resulting in the term 'foredeep,' in which case the actual trench position remains obscure and somewhere towards the southeast, but shown in unrestrained geological cartoons.