New paleomagnetic results from Ordovician sedimentary rocks from NW Anatolia: Tectonic implications for the paleolatitudinal position of the Istanbul Terrane

ÖKSÜM E., Hisarli Z. M., Cinku M. C., Ustaomer T., Orbay N.

TECTONOPHYSICS, vol.664, pp.14-30, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 664
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.08.014
  • Journal Name: TECTONOPHYSICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-30
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


The Istanbul terrane, classically known as the "Paleozoic of Istanbul", is geologically one of the important continental components of NW Turkey. The terrane comprises an Early Ordovician to Early Carboniferous transgressive sedimentary sequence and appears as an exotic unit with respect to its present surroundings.