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Journal Article
Published: 30 November 2011
Geological Magazine (2012) 149 (5): 768–782.
... ), with the outcrops at the far north of the basin characterized by the occurrence of rare basaltic sills, pillow lavas and rhyolitic sills/lavas, which were considered to be Oxfordian–Kimmeridgian (~ 155 Ma) in age (Macdonald et al . 1999 ). The Spartan Glacier Formation is approximately 1 km in thickness...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2007
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2007) 12 (1): 69–85.
..., 1976 ; Watts and Wright, 1981 ) and the Spartan Glacier, Antarctica ( Wager, 1982 ). Applications grew rapidly through the 1970's aiding such diverse fields as mineral exploration, mine detection for the military and moon exploration on the Apollo lunar missions (an excellent summary...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology, AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2008
EISBN: 9781629810331
...) are exposed in the foreground, with the 2.2 km (1.4 mi)-thick channel-levee type section at Himalia Ridge (see also Figure 10 ) in the middle ground. Ganymede Heights is in the far distance, capped by a 950-m (3120-ft)-thick slope mudstone of the Spartan Glacier Formation. figure 7. North-south...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1993
Journal of the Geological Society (1993) 150 (6): 1075–1087.
... Formation consists of radiolarian mudstones and tuff-rich interbeds of Kimmeridgian-Tithonian age; it correlates with Upper Jurassic organic-rich mudstone units throughout the proto-South Atlantic region. The succeeding 244 m thick Devils Point Formation marks the first major pulse of coarse volcaniclastic...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1996
Journal of the Geological Society (1996) 153 (1): 65–82.
... 160 165 170 175 Stage Albian Aptian Barremian Hauterivian Valanginian Berriarian Tithonian Kimmeridgia Oxfordian Callovian Bathonian Bajocian Aalenian Unit Pluto Glacier Formation 1400 m Calliato Cliffa Spartan Glacier Formation 1000 m Jupiter Glaciel Member \ 2200 m Himalia Ridge Formation \ Atoll...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (2): 417–432.
... suggested for inoceramids collected by the author (J.A. Crame pers. comm. 1998), based on similarities to specimens from the Spartan Glacier Formation of Alexander Island ( Fig. 1; Crame & Howlett 1988). Much of the succession consists of lithologically uniform mudstone, but some intervals include...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2011
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2011) 81 (2): 118–137.
... the notion that each source-to-sink system has a unique threshold that must be exceeded to induce regional aggradation and subsequent terrace formation. The same is also inferred for timing of sediment dispersal to the deep-sea environment. In addition, preservation of onshore sediment is controlled by local...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2006.258.01.05
EISBN: 9781862395060
... is poor. Lower Cretaceous (pre-Aptian) sedimentary rocks occur in the Fossil Bluff Group on Alexander Island (Himalia Ridge and Spartan Glacier formations: Butterworth et al. 1988 ), and on Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island (President Beaches and Chester Cone formations: Crame et al. 1993 ; Duane...
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