Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Solid Earth, 13, 681–703, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-681-2022

Special issue: Inversion tectonics – 30 years later

Solid Earth, 13, 681–703, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-13-681-2022
Research article
21 Mar 2022
Research article | 21 Mar 2022

Deep vs. shallow – two contrasting theories? A tectonically activated Late Cretaceous deltaic system in the axial part of the Mid-Polish Trough: a case study from southeast Poland

Zbyszek Remin et al.

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Traditionally, the axial part of the Polish Basin, i.e. the Mid-Polish Trough, was interpreted as the deepest and most subsiding part of the basin during the Cretaceous times. We interpret this area conversely, as representing a landmass – the Łysogóry–Dobrogea Land. Inversion-related tectonics, uplift on the one hand and enhanced subsidence on the other, drove the development of the Szozdy Delta within the axial part of the basin. New heavy mineral data suggest different burial histories.