Surficial NaCl deposits and talus rich in rock salt occur in a major valley cut through the Stolz Diapir. This occurrence suggests that anhydrite of the Pennsylvanian Otto Fiord Formation was underlain by rock salt on southeastern Axel Heiberg Island. The Stolz Diapir may have risen halokinetically in the Mesozoic before it was deformed during the Tertiary Eurekan orogeny.

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