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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP386.18
EISBN: 9781862396630
... Abstract The reservoir characterization and provenance of the Wolfville Formation were investigated using petrography, heavy minerals and microprobe analysis of tourmaline and garnet. Sandstone samples were taken from exposures at Rainy Cove and Cambridge Cove, and from the subsurface...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2010
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2010) 80 (10): 867–883.
... size; these units are underlined by surface B1 (log E and F), surface B7 (log G), and surface B15 (log K). Beneath B15, a few bedforms comprise coarser grain sizes (log J and K). In the middle unit of the Wolfville Formation four lithofacies and subfacies forming two facies associations...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2009
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2009) 79 (5): 265–286.
... and hydrocarbon reservoirs. This contribution describes the architecture of coarse-grained fluvial sediments from an almost continuous lateral profile 27 km long by 115 m high in the Upper Triassic Wolfville Formation, (Fundy Basin, Nova Scotia). The lateral extent and quality of exposure allows development...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 May 2003
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2003) 40 (4): 635–649.
...Hans-Dieter Sues Abstract An unusual new reptile, Teraterpeton hrynewichorum, is described based on a partial skeleton. The holotype comes from the Upper Triassic Wolfville Formation (Newark Supergroup) of Nova Scotia. The temporal region of the skull is of the euryapsid type. The premaxillary...
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Sedimentary architecture of the middle <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> <span class="search-highlight">Formation</span>, photomontage an...
Published: 01 October 2010
Figure 6 Sedimentary architecture of the middle Wolfville Formation, photomontage and line drawings (See Fig. 5 for location of panels). A) Halfmoon Cove, perpendicular to paleoflow. B) Halfmoon Cove, longitudinal to paleoflow. C) Base of Burntcoat Head section, perpendicular to paleoflow
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Sedimentary architecture of the middle <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> <span class="search-highlight">Formation</span>, photomontage an...
Published: 01 October 2010
Figure 6 Sedimentary architecture of the middle Wolfville Formation, photomontage and line drawings (See Fig. 5 for location of panels). A) Halfmoon Cove, perpendicular to paleoflow. B) Halfmoon Cove, longitudinal to paleoflow. C) Base of Burntcoat Head section, perpendicular to paleoflow
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Cartoon of the fluvial architecture of the middle <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> <span class="search-highlight">formation</span>.  A) ...
Published: 01 October 2010
Figure 8 Cartoon of the fluvial architecture of the middle Wolfville formation. A) Evolution of fluvial architecture from base to top of Burntcoat Head section. The lower part of the section (similar to Halfmoon Cove section) shows multilateral stacked channel bodies with little preservation
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Depositional model for the Upper <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> <span class="search-highlight">Formation</span>. ( a ) Fundy Basin. Th...
Published: 01 May 2010
Fig. 7. Depositional model for the Upper Wolfville Formation. ( a ) Fundy Basin. The southern border of the basin is dominated by distributive terminal fluvial systems ending in playa to the north. The Chignecto and Cobequid Faults are active and alluvial fans are sourced from the Cobequid
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Sedimentary architecture of the lower <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> <span class="search-highlight">Formation</span> and correlative s...
Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 6 Sedimentary architecture of the lower Wolfville Formation and correlative surfaces. A, B) Photomontage at Rainy Cove with panel A showing the upper part of the log section and panel B the base. Geologist (1.70 m) for scale, at the same place in panels A and B. The unconformity U
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2010
Journal of the Geological Society (2010) 167 (3): 437–454.
...Fig. 7. Depositional model for the Upper Wolfville Formation. ( a ) Fundy Basin. The southern border of the basin is dominated by distributive terminal fluvial systems ending in playa to the north. The Chignecto and Cobequid Faults are active and alluvial fans are sourced from the Cobequid...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1962
GSA Bulletin (1962) 73 (9): 1127–1146.
... of the Wolfville Formation, Chedabucto Formation, Quaco Formation, Echo Cove Formation, and Lepreau Formation. An alternating flood-plain-alluvial-fan phase is represented by the Hants Facies of the Wolfville Formation; a lacustrine complex is represented by the Digby Facies of the Blomidon Formation (deposited...
Series: SEPM Gulf Coast Section Publications
Published: 01 December 2015
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.15.34.1020
EISBN: 978-1-944966-00-3
... ( Wade and MacLean, 1990 ; Leleu et al. , 2009 ). The Wolfville Formation comprises alluvial facies and generally fines upward into the Blomidon Formation aeolian sediments ( Fig. 1 ), only found along the northern boundary of the basin. Is this facies present due to local deposition within the Minas...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1984
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1984) 54 (3): 798–810.
...John F. Hubert; Karl Anton Jr. Mertz Abstract Eolian sandstones occur interbedded with alluvial-fan and braided-river red beds in the Upper Triassic Wolfville Formation and at the base of the Lower Jurassic McCoy Brook Formation in Nova Scotia. Extensive semiaridity and aridity in the subtropical...
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Composite stratigraphy of the Minas Basin Triassic succession based on  Hub...
Published: 01 May 2010
Fig. 4. Composite stratigraphy of the Minas Basin Triassic succession based on Hubert & Forlenza (1988 ), Leleu et al . (2009 ) and this study for the Wolfville Formation, and Gould (2001 ) for the Blomidon Formation. ( a ) Lower Wolfville Formation (coarse-grained alluvial–fluvial
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Stratigraphy of the Triassic succession of the Minas Basin.  A)  Stratigrap...
Published: 01 October 2010
it above this boundary (e.g., Olsen et al. 2000 ). B) Base of the Triassic succession cropping out along the southern coast of the Minas subbasin between Cambridge and Noel. The basal unconformity is overlain by the coarse-grained lower Wolfville Formation (e.g., Leleu et al. 2009 ). The contact
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Economy Point, Nova Scotia study area.  A ) Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and...
Published: 01 April 2015
Fig. 1.— Economy Point, Nova Scotia study area. A ) Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. B ) Inset of North America. Arrow shows location of the Nova Scotia in eastern Canada. C ) Inset of the Minas Basin, with the extent of the intertidal zone and Wolfville Formation denoted. Study
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Location of the study area. ( a ) The Fundy Basin and location of the Minas...
Published: 01 May 2010
encompasses the transition of the Wolfville Formation to the Blomidon Formation. ( c ) Stratigraphic chart using the International Stratigraphic Commission chart ( Gradstein et al . 2004 ) placing the North Mountain Basalt within the Rhaetian ( Ogg et al . 2008 ; Cirilli et al . 2010). Most of the Wolville
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Three main types of channel geometry recognized in the middle <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span> For...
Published: 01 October 2010
Figure 7 Three main types of channel geometry recognized in the middle Wolfville Formation. A) Channels dominating the base of the succession are typically shallow (< 3 m) and broad (< 50 m) with a length which could be estimated at ~ 200 m. B) Channels dominating the upper part
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP440.8
EISBN: 9781786203809
... in seismic lines. The lower coarser unit is referred to as the Wolfville Formation and the upper finer unit is the Blomidon Formation ( Fig. 2 ). The North Mountain Basalt conformably overlies the Blomidon Formation and is part of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) ( Marzoli et al. 1999...
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Correlation panel of the 15 sedimentary log sections of the lower <span class="search-highlight">Wolfville</span>...
Published: 01 May 2009
Figure 7 Correlation panel of the 15 sedimentary log sections of the lower Wolfville Formation. See Figure 2 for the location of the sections and Figure 5 for detailed sedimentary features. Note the vertical exaggeration. Alluvial-fan facies association (in blue) first filled the remnant