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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 61-92.
...) the thickness of the Esna Shale at Dababiya is ~121m. © 2003 The Micropaleontology Project, Inc. 2003 The suite of gebels that overlook the upper Nile Valley, from south of Esna up to Assiut, displays continuous exposures of Paleocene to lower Eocene epicontinental (neritic to upper bathyal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 105-122.
... to Wadi Qena, north of the road that runs essentially west to east from Qena to Safaga, ~50km ENE of the city of Qena. It contains one of the best exposures of the Upper Cretaceous-middle Eocene succession of the Upper Nile Valley (Egypt). The Qreiya section consists from base to top of a thick (100m...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 167-178.
... Abu Ghurra in the southern part of the Upper Nile Valley. The 2.5cm thick PETM-correlative interval lacks the phosphatic-coprolitic horizon(s) typical of the Dababiya Quarry Beds to the north, but does contain elements ( Acarinina africana, Ac. sibaiyaensis and M. allisonensis ) of the planktonic...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 179-212.
... at different bathymetries in the southern Nile Valley. The main bioevents that occur within this stratigraphic interval (that spans from the upper Tarawan Limestone to the basal Thebes Limestone, and ecompasses the entire Esna Shale Formation) are identified and correlated in terms of pre-CIE-Interval, CIE...
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Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 147-166.
... includes the uppermost part of unit EB and the entire of unit EC. Unit Esna 3 is not present at Owaina due to a stratigraphic gap (see below). The subdivision of Dupuis et al. is applicable to all locations we have studied in the Upper Nile Valley, and we have adopted this usage here while showing its...
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Chemical profiles across the BFE at G. Owaina, (<b>upper</b> <b>Nile</b> <b>Valley</b>) compared...
Published: 01 June 2003
TEXT-FIGURE 4 Chemical profiles across the BFE at G. Owaina, (upper Nile Valley) compared to those of Ben Gurion (Negev) (from Schmitz et al. 1997 ).
Series: GSA Microform Publication
Published: 01 January 1979
DOI: 10.1130/micro9-p21
EISBN: 9780813759098
... saturated with groundwater: if added together, these wells would make a shaft 500 miles deep. In addition, there are about 100,000 wells in the upper Nile valley. Aqueducts which originated in the most ancient times have been preserved in Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and Chile, while in Rome aqueducts from 20...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 2009
AAPG Bulletin (2009) 93 (8): 1063-1086.
...Nigel E. Cross; Alan Cunningham; Robert J. Cook; Amal Taha; Eslam Esmaie; Nasar El Swidan Abstract Within the Nile Delta gas province, reservoirs are dominated by Pliocene slope-channel systems, which are spectacularly imaged on high-quality three-dimensional seismic data. This article deals...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2005
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2005) 75 (4): 572-584.
... reservoirs of the upper Miocene Abu Madi Formation (present-day depth ≈ 3350 m, temperature ≈ 116°), the Nile Delta Basin, Egypt, consist of lowstand systems tract (LST) fluvial and transgressive systems tract (TST) estuarine sandstones deposited in an incised valley. These sandstones have a wide range...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2006
Micropaleontology (2006) 52 (3): 193-222.
...) for the Paleocene/Eocene boundary ( Aubry et al. 2002 ; Dupuis et al. 2003 ). This study describes the litho- and biostratigraphy of the upper Paleocene to lower Eocene sequence at Gebel Serai and Taramsa in the Nile Valley near Qena, in order to retrace the climatic evolution and environmental changes...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2009
Journal of the Geological Society (2009) 166 (6): 1135-1142.
... east of the Nile Valley, about 50 km south of Luxor. The palaeobathymetry of this section has been estimated at 150–250 m ( Speijer & Schmitz 1998 ; Speijer 2003 ; Sprong et al . 2009 ), probably slightly shallower than the Qreiya sections. The lower Palaeogene succession is more than 150 m...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 2003
AAPG Bulletin (2003) 87 (4): 541-560.
...-feet gas fields have been discovered in the deep water of the Nile Delta in the last 4 yr. Early exploration across the Nile Delta was focused on onshore Messinian incised valleys. Offshore discoveries were made on the extension of this play and subsequently on new plays such as the Pliocene shallow...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 123-138.
...-Early Paleogene sediments on the Red sea Coast, Nile Valley and Western Desert, Egypt: 8 th Arab Petroleum. Congrres ., Algiers . 71 ( B-3 ): 1 – 23 . ALTSCHULER , Z.S. , 1980 . The Geochemistry of trace elements in marine phosphorites: Part I. Characteristic abundances and enrichment...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2003
Micropaleontology (2003) 49 (Suppl_1): 139-146.
... to acknowledge the continued financial support by the University of Assiut, and in particular its president, Professor Mohamed R. Mahmoud, of our studies of Paleocene/Eocene sediments in the Upper Nile Valley of Egypt, and our friends and colleagues in the Department of Geology, University of Assiut who have...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2011
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2011) 17 (4): 353-376.
... B, C, and D and from outcrops in the upper cliffs above landslide headscarp. The landslide is located at around 1900 ft (580 m) elevation on the lower eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains along the western margin of the Columbia River Plateau. Nile valley is a broadened portion...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2010
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2010) 181 (1): 19-26.
... . Brookes I.A. ( 2001 ). “ Possible Miocene catastrophic flooding in Egypt’s western Desert .” J. African Earth Sci ., 32 , 325 – 333 . Chumakov S. ( 1973 ). “ Pliocene and Pleistocene deposits of the Nile valley in Nubia and Upper Egypt . In: W.B.F. Ryan et al. , Eds., Int...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 June 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (6): 559-562.
... for water sources in the Upper Nile drainage suggests that Lake Victoria overflowed no later than 13.5 ka. ( Talbot et al., 2000 ). The large δ 18 O cell-inf-lake shift to lower values from Lake Victoria records this rapid change in paleohydrology from a closed to open basin ca. 13 ka. Thus, the collection...
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Series: GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2012
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.12.32.0541
EISBN: 978-0-9836097-8-0
... of deeply entrenched incised valleys. After the Messinian salinity crisis, the Plio-Pleistocene represented a return to deep marine conditions. Thick deposits of Kafr El Sheikh marine shales preceded the progradation of the present day Nile Delta and the offshore turbidite sands that traversed the slope...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1977
AAPG Bulletin (1977) 61 (6): 872-902.
... in molding the sedimentary framework of the Egyptian continental margin are the Nile River and the deposition of a sequence of evaporites during the Messinian (late Miocene). The present Nile River Valley is a recent geologic feature probably having been cut during the late Miocene ( Soliman and Faris, 1963...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 December 2016
Journal of the Geological Society (2016) 174 (2): 301-317.
... tract, the White Nile has an extremely low gradient owing to its positioning along the floor of an ancient lake that occupied its valley as long ago as 400 ka before present ( Williams et al. 2003 ). The present flow regime of the White Nile was established in the late Pleistocene, at c. 15 ka, when...
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