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Variations in depositional environments of the Paleogene Firkanten Formation across Adventdalen, from Operafjellet to Breinosa


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Title: Variations in depositional environments of the Paleogene Firkanten Formation across Adventdalen, from Operafjellet to Breinosa
Authors: Guðmundsdóttir, Anna Stella
Issue Date: 18-Mar-2021
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: B
1121
Abstract: The lowermost Paleogene clastic infill of the Central Spitsbergen Tertiary Basin, the coal bearing Firkanten Formation, has been the subject of study for researchers in the past but little focus has been on the northeast edge of the basin until now. Due to the economic potential of the coal seams in the formation, the Norwegian mining company, Store Norske Spitsbergen Grubekompani (SNSG), has for several years conducted core drilling in key locations in basin, and for decades, they have give... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68092
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