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The Upper Jurassic Hareelv Formation in Jameson Land, East Greenland is one of the world’s finest outcrop examples of a giant sand-injection complex. The contrast between the black, organic-rich hemipelagic mudstones and the injected light yellow sandstones is striking and allows easy recognition of geometries both in close-up and from a distance. The formation is 200–400 m (660–1310 ft) thick, and in the lower part (Katedralen Member), the sandstone/mudstone ratio is roughly 1:1, increasing to about 9:1 in the upper part (Sjsllandselv Member).

All sands in the upper Oxfordian–Volgian Katedralen Member have undergone postburial remobilization and injection into the...

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