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Geological investigations in East Greenland.

Geological investigations in East Greenland.

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Published by Reitzel in København .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby L.R. Wager and W.A. Deer.
SeriesMeddelelser om Grønland -- Bd.105, nr.4
ContributionsWager, Lawrence Richard., Deer, W. A.
The Physical Object
Pagination352p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20686944M

  The Neoproterozoic succession of East and North-East Greenland (over 14 m thick) includes the Eleonore Bay Supergroup (?Tonian–Cryogenian) and the Tillite Group (Cryogenian–Ediacaran). The upper units of the Eleonore Bay Supergroup consist of shallow to deeper-water carbonates, succeeded by siliciclastic fine-grained sediments (Bedgroup 19) that Cited by: 7. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 1, – Nielsen, T F D. Tertiary alkaline magmatism in East Greenland: a review. Geological Society, London, Special Publicati – Schatzlmaier, P, Schöllnberger, W, and Thomassen, B. Untersuchung des Vorkommens an Zirkon und seltenen Erden auf Kote Milneland.   At the time Koch, having conducted geological investigations in Northern and North-Eastern Greenland on numerous expeditions in the s and s, was counted among the top international experts on Greenland geology, enjoying the confidence and unfailing support of the Danish Prime Minister, Thorvald Stauning, as well as that of the Director.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wager, L. (Lawrence Rickard), Geological investigations in east Greenland.

København: C.A. Reitzels forlag. Buy Geological Investigations in East Greenland, Part III - The Petrology of the Skaergaard Intrusion, Kangerdlusgssuaq, East Greenland on FREE SHIPPING on. buy geological investigations in east greenland: part iii: the petrology of the skaergaard intrusion, kangerdlugssuaq, east greenland.

on free shipping on qualified orders. The book summarises the results of more than 60 years of geological investigations in Greenland and the surrounding shelf areas.

It has been written with a professional background and is presented in a form that is suitable not only for the general, interested reader, but also for students and geologists without a specific knowledge of. Trettin, H. / GEOLOGY OF THE INNUITIAN OROGEN AND ARCTIC PLATFORM OF CANADA AND GREENLAND, GSA DNAG Volume E, Ottawa, cl, pages, 9 figures in separate slipcase, - 1 - $ 50 Wagner, L.

and Deer, W. / GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN EAST GREENLAND, Part III. Geological investigations began in the late nineteenth century in this region, which was generally accessible by ship except in the worst ice years, and the region became the main focus of the long series of Danish geological expeditions to East Greenland led by Lauge Koch from to (see, e.g., Haller, ).

The area of East Greenland around Scoresby Sund, Kong Oscar and Kejser Franz Joseph Fjords is the largest ice-free area in Greenland. It also has incredible geodiversity, with basement rocks as old as three billion years, an almost complete sedimentary record of the last byrs and huge volumes of flood basalts from the splitting of the Atlantic.

Inpetroleum geological activities were continued in East Greenland in order to increase existing knowl- edge on the sedimentology and biostratigraphy of the Upper Permian. B) The Scoresbysund-area in East Greenland The Scoresbysund area has a long and varied Earth history, which spans almost 3 billion years.

Simplified, the geological framework can be subdivided into six parts, on top of which then comes the ice age. In time, there were about 5, settlers in Greenland. The official records indicate that two sizable Norse settlements had been founded in fjords on the southwestern coast of the island.

Other smaller ones were located on the same coast as far north as present day Nuuk. In and –, the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland undertook mineralization investigations during geological expeditions to central East and North-East Greenland, with particular focus on major regional faults, thrusts, and detachment zones (Jensen,a, ; Pedersen, ; Stendal and Wendorff, ; Pedersen and.

Paper read at the IAV scientific session of Aug. 30, (XIII General Assembly, I.U.G.G.).Cited by: Greenland is the largest island on one-fifth of its surface area is exposed bedrock, the rest being covered by exposed surface is approximatelykm The geology of Greenland is dominated by crystalline rocks of the Precambrian Shield.

The crystalline rocks of the Nuuk/Qeqertarsuatsiaat area comprise some of the oldest bedrock in Greenland which.

Henriksen, N. Geological history of Greenland, pp. Copen hagen: Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland. Evolution of a Surge-Type Glacier in its. Geologists from different universities in Norway undertook an expedition to Wollaston Forland, East Greenland, in the summer of The objective was to map and study coarse-grained sediments.

Geological investigations in East Greenland Part IV: The stratigraphy and tectonics of Knud Rasmussen Land and the Kangerdlugssuaq Region The Scoresby Sound Committee’s 2ND East Greenland Expedition in to King Christian IX’s Land Leader: E Mikkelsen Plus The British East Greenland Expedition Leader: L.R.

Wager. east Greenland, where they reach heights of about 2, meters, to north– Geology of Greenland occupy four-fifths of the country beneath the great interior ice sheet, and little is known concerning the coasts facing the Arctic Sea.

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A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. Central America and Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, Greenland, Mexico, Canada Seller Rating: % positive.

Stemmerik, L. & Stouge, S. (eds) The Jurassic of North-East Greenland. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 5, pp. The Jurassic sedimentary succession in East and North-East Greenland reflects deposition during the.

"This Bulletin records the exploration history of northern East Greenland in three phases: the pioneer exploration and discovery from c. BC to ; commercial activities, early mountaineering and geological mapping from to ; and modern scientific investigations, adventure and sporting expeditions from to Methods of Geological Investigation These may be divided into two main groups: the surface investigations and the subsurface investigations.

Surface Investigations These include preparation of topographic maps (if these are not already available) using the normal mapping techniques. In fact all field surveys begin with the preparation (or.

Coordinates The Skaergaard intrusion is a layered igneous intrusion in the Kangerlussuaq area, East GreenlandIt comprises various rock types including gabbro, ferro diorite, anorthosite and granophyre. Discovered by Lawrence Wager in during the British Arctic Air Route Expedition led by Gino Watkins, the intrusion has been important to the development of key.

In Greenland, the ice age is not over yet: it is still 85% covered with ice. Moraine at the rim of the inland ice (Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland) The onset of glaciatíon in Greenland may have started about million years ago. Greenland might not immediately spring to mind as a place to go to observe rocks.

However, it is a huge country and the ice-free area, at ,km 2, is nearly twice the size of the UK. This is generally sparsely vegetated, leaving the rocks beautifully exposed and the geology incredibly easy to see. The area of East Greenland around Scoresby. Depositional system analysis of continental Devonian deposits in North‐East Greenland unravels the complex simultaneous controls of tectonism and climate.

The analysis is a combination of sedimentological and structural by: Wager, L.R.,Geological investigations in East Greenland IV: The Stratigraphy and tectonics of Knud Rasmussen Land and the Kangerdlugssuaq Region, Geol. Surv. of Greenland, (5): 1– Google ScholarCited by: GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN EAST GREENLAND.

Part I. General Geology from Angmagsalik to Kap Dalton. By L. WAGER. (Meddelelser om Gr0nland, Bd.Nr. 2.) Kobenhavn: C. Reitzels Forlag I XI X 7 inches; 46 pages; illustrations and maps This is an important contribution to the geological survey of Greenland. Its. The new geological map of East Greenland The new geological map of East Greenland Brooks, Kent The ‘Caledonian Orogeny’ conjures up pictures of the Scottish Highlands: the Moine Thrust, the Dalradian metasediments and massive granites.

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Geol. Soc. London, 2, Assessment of Undiscovered Oil and Gas Resources of the East Greenland Rift Basins Province. Introduction. In the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completed an assessment of the potential for undiscovered, techni-cally recoverable (assuming the absence of sea ice) oil and gas resources in the East Greenland Rift Basins Province (fig.

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Kilpatrick Book 3 APPLICATION OF HYDRAULICS. Link back to USGS publications. The Greenland drift north-westwards reduced the distance between East Greenland continental margin and the plume stem, leading to another period of continent rifting along the outermost East Greenland margin at about 36 Ma (Vink ) The following seafloor spreading along the commencing Kolbeinsey Ridge occurred parallel with the Aegir axis.

Book Chapter: Simpson I & Adderley WP () Geoarchaeological investigations at Qassiarsuk (Brattahlið), Greenland. In: Edvardsson R (ed.) Archaeological excavations at Qassiarsuk Field Report (Data Structure Report). This paper discusses some of the more commonly used field testing methods used to determine various geotechnical parameters needed to classify soils and rocks in engineering terms and to provide engineering design values.

The methods of performing, and the application of, various penetration, shear strength, plate loading, pressuremeter and dilatometer and Cited by: 2. Geological Investigation in the Right Bank - P RP 29 page 4 /37 1 Extent of this report The present report is only a part of the general assessment of geological conditions of Rogun HPP.

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Students learn drilling, sampling, logging, and testing methods, and they practice using geological knowledge to optimize site investigations. East Greenland orogen, also called East Greenland Geosyncline, a linear orogenic (mountain) belt that developed from late Precambrian time to the middle of the Paleozoic Era (roughly million to million years ago) along a portion of the eastern coast of ation occurred during several phases of the Caledonian orogeny (mountain-building episode).

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GEOLOGICAL SETTING. The Skaergaard intrusion forms part of a group of gabbroic and syenitic bodies found in East Greenland and formed during the opening of the Atlantic at about 55 Ma (Deer, ; Brooks & Nielsen, ; Tegner et al., ).Cited by: