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The Cecilie field is located at the mouth of the Paleocene Siri Canyon near the Danish Central Graben. The field comprises a stratified succession of lower to upper Paleocene deep-marine sandstones and hemipelagic mudstones. Part of the field is occupied by a remarkable mounded structure, circular in planform and approximately 600 m (1968 ft) in diameter. Continuous coring through the mound and in the surrounding undisturbed sections provides significant data for the interpretation of this mounded feature. The Cecilie Mound gained its present shape by differential compaction over a dome-shaped injection of sand. In cores, the domeshaped injection is...

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