Structural elements of Western Carpathians and their Foredeep on the basis of satellite interpretation

Stanisław Doktór, Jan Dvornič, Marek Graniczny, Peter Reichwalder


The satelite images present the features of the Earth's surface in synthesized form. It has enabled to join many local geological structures into the regional lineament zones. There are many indicators that the lineaments are surficial expression of the regional tectonic systems. Most of the mentioned zones were unknown from the geological data. Some of the lineament zones extend 400 km e.g. Myjava, Hron, the distances of the other lineaments arc; very close to it: Muraň, Przemyśl, Northern Tatra.

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