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IMPORTANT EXPLORATORY WELLS DRILLED TO DATE ON <span class="search-highlight">SANTA</span> <span class="search-highlight">ELENA</span> <span class="search-highlight">PENINSULA</span>, ECUAD...
Published: 01 August 1965
Table L. IMPORTANT EXPLORATORY WELLS DRILLED TO DATE ON SANTA ELENA PENINSULA, ECUADOR (See Fig. 19 )
Series: DNAG, Geology of North America
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.1130/DNAG-GNA-N.535
EISBN: 9780813754659
... is a steep continental slope. South of the Gulf of Tehuantepec, the continental shelf is underlain by a wide fore-arc basin. At the Santa Elena Peninsula of Costa Rica, the shelf becomes narrow again, and locally the slope of the trench begins at the shore. Thus, the segment of the Middle America Trench...
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(A) Chronostratigraphic chart of the Nicoya and <span class="search-highlight">Santa</span> <span class="search-highlight">Elena</span> <span class="search-highlight">peninsulas</span>, Cos...
Published: 20 March 2019
Figure 2. (A) Chronostratigraphic chart of the Nicoya and Santa Elena peninsulas, Costa Rica (modified from Flores et al., 2003a , 2003b ; Denyer and Baumgartner, 2006 ; Bandini et al., 2008 ; Weber, 2013 ; Denyer et al., 2014a , 2014b ; Escuder-Viruete et al., 2015 ; Baumgartner-Mora
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1999
European Journal of Mineralogy (1999) 11 (6): 1091–1107.
... of mantle tectonites (Santa Elena Peninsula), a cumulitic gabbroic-plagiogranite sequence, and basaltic volcanics and sills (Matapalo and Esperanza Units of the Nicoya Peninsula), with discontinuous radiolarian covers. Despite biostratigraphically different ages (Late Jurassic for Matapalo and Mid-Late...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1130/SPE295-p1
... during the Late Cretaceous-Paleocene. The Nicoya Terrane comprises the Santa Elena Peninsula and most of the outer Nicoya Peninsula. The Nicoya Terrane includes the Nicoya Complex (sensu stricto) and should therefore probably be regarded as a composite terrane. The Golfito Terrane forms the Golfito...
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1976
EISBN: 9781629812113
... Elena Peninsula has resulted in the discovery of the Ancon, Petropolis, Santa Paula, Concepción, Certeza, and other oil fields. In 1970, the Amistad gas field was discovered in the Gulf of Guayaquil. Shows of gas and oil were obtained in stratigraphic units penetrated in wildcats elsewhere in Guayas...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 August 1962
Economic Geology (1962) 57 (5): 799–808.
...W. C. Stoll Abstract The resources include petroleum, found chiefly in stratigraphic traps in Paleocene-Eocene formations of the Santa Elena peninsula, coal (lignitic and subbituminous), gold-bearing quartz veins and placers, silver, copper, manganese, and various nonmetals. GeoRef, Copyright...
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—Ecuador, current concession picture, plus locations of all significant wil...
Published: 01 August 1964
FIG. 16. —Ecuador, current concession picture, plus locations of all significant wildcats drilled to date, except for Santa Elena Peninsula.
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—Ecuador, showing locations of all significant wildcats drilled to date on ...
Published: 01 August 1965
Fig. 19. —Ecuador, showing locations of all significant wildcats drilled to date on Santa Elena Peninsula. Table L lists these wells by key number, well name, company, total depth, and year drilled.
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Map of the Costa Rica convergent margin showing sample sites. Solid symbols...
Published: 06 July 2023
Figure 1. Map of the Costa Rica convergent margin showing sample sites. Solid symbols are cold fluids (<40 °C); open symbols are warm fluids (>40 °C). SE—Santa Elena Peninsula; NP—Nicoya Peninsula; OP—Osa Peninsula; BP—Burica Peninsula; FM—Falla Morote (dashed gray line); EPR—East Pacific
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Major tectonic features of the western Caribbean plate showing major active...
Published: 15 February 2019
and Venezuela; PP = Panama abyssal plain; PR = Perija Range; RI = Roatan Island; SBF = Santa Marta–Bucaramanga fault; SCDB = south Caribbean deformed belt; SEP = Santa Elena Peninsula, Costa Rica; SSMM = Sierra de Santa Marta massif, Colombia.
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1985
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (1985) I (2): 173–179.
... Laramide Orogeny Mesozoic nappes Nicoya Peninsula orogeny Santa Elena Peninsula structural geology tectonics ...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M41.24
EISBN: 9781862397057
... al. 1996 ; Dumont et al. 2005 a ). Fig. 24.2. Structural scheme of the active margin of Ecuador. Place names: MC , Manglare Point; GP , Galera Point; PC , Punta Canoa; SLP , San Lorenzo Point; SP , Salango Point; SEP , Santa Elena Point; SEPE , Santa Elena Peninsula; LPI , La Plata...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1946
AAPG Bulletin (1946) 30 (3): 337–347.
... of silicified tuffs with thin-bedded buff to black cherts and thin partings of hard dark gray tuffaceous shales, reaching about 1500 feet in thickness in the Sierras de Chongon and Colonche, and, under the name of “Santa Elena cherts” in the Santa Elena Peninsula, attaining a thickness of 2000 feet. The type...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1961
AAPG Bulletin (1961) 45 (3): 411.
... exposed as the core of peninsulas from Santa Elena to Azuero. In what may have been the same adjustment that caused the faulting a new chain of volcanoes appeared along the Pacific coast from Nicaragua to the northern edge of the Talamanca ridge. By Quaternary time the Talamanca ridge had become...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (7): 832–844.
... arc edifice ( Fig. 1 ): (1) the emerged outer arc, forming the Nicoya and Santa Elena Peninsulas; (2) the inner forearc trough (Tempisque basin), comprising the Gulf of Nicoya and lowlands of the Tem pisque River; and (3) the active volcanic cordilleras of Guanacaste and Tilarán, representing...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1930
AAPG Bulletin (1930) 14 (3): 263–309.
... was intruded later, these being closely associated with the sedimentary formations. As will be described in more detail elsewhere, most of the Tertiary sediments found in this part of Ecuador, that is, from the latitude of Manta south to the peninsula of Santa Elena, are associated with a complex system...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2022
Journal of Paleontology (2022) 96 (3): 583–590.
... barnacle : Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana , v. 50 , p. 95 – 101 . Edmund , A.G. , 1965 , A Late Pleistocene Fauna from the Santa Elena Peninsula, Ecuador : Toronto , Royal Ontario Museum, Life Sciences Division , 350 p. Felix , F. , and Botero-Acosta , N...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 20 March 2019
GSA Bulletin (2019) 131 (9-10): 1555–1580.
...Figure 2. (A) Chronostratigraphic chart of the Nicoya and Santa Elena peninsulas, Costa Rica (modified from Flores et al., 2003a , 2003b ; Denyer and Baumgartner, 2006 ; Bandini et al., 2008 ; Weber, 2013 ; Denyer et al., 2014a , 2014b ; Escuder-Viruete et al., 2015 ; Baumgartner-Mora...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2006
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2006) 177 (4): 191–202.
... the southern border of the (pre- to syn-kinematic) Santa Elena stock was intensely sheared; later intrusion of dyke-swarms agrees with the extensional stress field. Finally the shear zone appears brecchiated and bounded by two brittle faults. From a regional point of view, the shear zone described separates...
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