Rendiconti Online della Società Geologica Italiana - Vol. 29/2013

The tectonic evolution of eastern Elba Island: new hypothesis (Tuscany, Italy)

Giovanni Massa (a)
(a) CGT Center for GeoTechnologies, University of Siena, Via Vetri Vecchi, 34, 52027 San Giovanni Valdarno, Arezzo, Italy. E-mail:

Volume: 29/2013
Pages: 97-100


A polyphase plicative tectonic history characterizes the Monticiano Roccastrada Unit in the Eastern Elba promontory. A D2 kilometric scale antiformal eastward vergence structure was recognized. A new hypothesis for the tectonic evolution is proposed for this classical area of the northern Inner Apennine belt.


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