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Fig. 10 | Progress in Earth and Planetary Science

Fig. 10

From: Three-dimensional mapping and kinematic characterization of mass transport deposits along the outer Kumano Basin and Nankai accretionary wedge, southwest Japan

Fig. 10

Schematic reconstruction of the seafloor scar. Based on the kinematic indicators and geometry of each MTD. a MTD 1 occurs and begins the process toward creating the seafloor scar. b MTD 2 occurs because of rapid uplift to the SW (Fig. 11a). c MTD 3 emplaces on top of MTD 1 after a ~ 0.46 Ma hiatus in landsliding. d MTD 4 occurs soon after MTD 3 and erodes the W margin and at least 1/3 of MTD 3 as well as a portion of the BSS of MTD 1. e MTD 5 is possibly a result of lateral margin failure of either MTD 3 or 4. f MTD 6 erodes a portion of MTD 4’s BSS and deposits a turbidite on its top surface. g MTD 7 erodes a portion of MTD 6’s basal shear surface and creates the W boundary of the seafloor scar. hj Three surficial landslides finish shaping the current seafloor scar

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