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The Franklinian Basin extended from northern Ellesmere Island across North Greenland, where its sedimentary infill is exposed from Inglefield Land and Washington Land in the west to Kronprins Christian Land in the east (Fig. 7.1–7.3). The segment of the basin exposed in North Greenland is approximately 800 km long and has a maximum preserved north-south width of 200 km. The thickness of the sedimentary column reaches about 8 km; the main part of the succession is of Cambrian-Silurian age, but it may extend down into the latest Precambrian and up into the earliest Devonian. A distinction into a shelf...

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