The Atlantic margin of Canada has been the subject of numerous studies and research papers for many decades. This is partly due to the complexity of the early rifts that sparked the interest of researchers and partly due to the large volume of geoscience data that has been acquired, first by the exploration activities of the Geological Survey of Canada and the petroleum industry in the ‘60s and ‘70s, and later through continued petroleum exploration following the discovery of the giant Hibernia Oil Field on the Grand Banks and the Sable Gas Fields off Nova Scotia. Since 2011, the province...

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