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East Greenland and adjacent offshore areas

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January 01, 2016

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Paleogene rocks, comprising mainly thick sequences of flood basalts, crop out in two areas on the coast of east Greenland and adjacent inland areas: the Blosseville Kyst (688-718N), extending for approximately 600 km between Kangerlussuaq in the south, and Scoresby Sund in the north, and several separate outliers in the Gauss Halvø-Hold with Hope-Wollaston Forland area (738-758N) (Fig. 183). The offshore extension of this succession in the Irminger Basin has been investigated by seismic surveys and several ODP boreholes.

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Geological Society, London, Special Reports

A revised correlation of Tertiary rocks in the British Isles and adjacent areas of NW Europe

C. King
C. King
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A. S. Gale
A. S. Gale
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Burnaby Building, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth PO1 3QL, UK
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T. L. Barry
T. L. Barry
Department of Geology, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
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Geological Society of London
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27
ISBN electronic:
9781862397071
Publication date:
January 01, 2016

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