The Eocene—Oligocene deep-water turbidites exposed in the spectacular Peira Cave—
Contes and Annot regions of the French Maritime Alps provide an excellent analogue to
some of the more prolific oil and gas reservoirs of the North Sea. These deposits share both
facies types and sedimentological characteristics with the North Sea rocks, and allow a
detailed, close-up examination of the evolution of such depositional systems, as well as an
excellent opportunity to investigate the effects of basin-floor topography on deep-water
This field trip can also be delivered in conjunction with our courses on Clastic Reservoir
Geology or Deepwater Turbidites.
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