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Lithostratigraphy of the Tertiary Vaigat Formation on Disko, central West Greenland
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The regions covered include continental margin Norway, east and west Greenland, The Faroe-Shetland Basin and the Faroe Islands themselves. The papers in this book contain new data and interpretations of North Atlantic Igneous Province magmatic processes, rift evolution, tectonics, stratigraphy (chemostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, seismic and. Lithostratigraphy, Geophysics, Biostratigraphy, and Strontium-Isotope Stratigraphy of the Surficial Aquifer System of Eastern Collier County and Northern Monroe County, Florida by Suzanne D. Weedman 1, Frederick L. Paillet 2, Lucy E. Edwards 1, Kathleen R. Simmons 2, Thomas M. Scott 3, Bruce R. Wardlaw 1, Ronald S. Reese 4, and J. Luke Blair 1File Size: 1MB.
Location and extent of the alkaline rocks of the Manîtdlat Member and associated units (Type 0 and Stordal centre) within the Vaigat Formation, West Greenland. The lithological log shows only the relevant middle part (c. one-fourth) of the total volcanic stratigraphy. Lithologies distinguished on the log are thin subaerial lava flows Cited by:  We present a paleomagnetic record of the C27n‐C26r (∼ Ma) geomagnetic polarity reversal (GPR) sampled in two separate lava sequences in the Vaigat Formation, west Greenland flood basalt province. The two profiles, distanced 16 km apart, consist of 45 and 35 sampled lava flows of which 31 respectively, record transitional field by:
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The c. Ma rift-related Paleocene volcanic succession in West Greenland comprises voluminous picrites (the Vaigat Formation) overlain by flood basalts (the Maligât Formation).
This bulletin presents the lithostratigraphy, geology and geochemistry of the Paleocene volcanic rocks of the Vaigat Formation on Disko and the major part of the Nuussuaq peninsula.
The Vaigat Formation in this area is up to m thick and composed mainly of olivine-rich picrites, with ten formally defined members and 20 informal units. Lithostratigraphy, geology and geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of the Vaigat Formation on Disko and Nuussuaq, Paleocene of West Greenland The printed version of Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 39 will be available from: [email protected] The Hadrukh Formation is also missing below the Dam Formation in the central area of the Dammam Dome, but elsewhere reaches a maximum thickness of m.
The maximum hiatus of m in the stratigraphic section over a maximum time of 22 My corresponds to an approximate uplift rate of 7m/My for the by: The West Greenland Tertiary volcanic province extends from Disko Island in the south to Svartenhuk Halvø in the north and covers an area of approximat km 2.
Flood basalt flows occupy an even greater area offshore, extending from 68°N to 73°N  and covering a minimum area ofkm by: The Vaigat Formation forms a shield-like structure centred on western Nuussuaq and northern Disko, where it is up to m thick despite erosion; it wedges out in eastern Nuussuaq and north–central Disko but thickens north of Nuussuaq to at least 5 km thickness on Ubekendt Ejland (Drever, ; Larsen, ).Cited by: The Qiseib Formation consists mainly of a reddish, fine- to coarse-grained, cross-bedded sandstone with thin interbeds of shale.
Petrographically, these sandstones are quartzarenitic. The Qiseib Formation tested oil from an 18% porosity sandstone in the North Darag discovery in the northern Gulf of Suez. The Malha Formation provides the best Cited by: Pedersen AK (a) Lithostratigraphy of the tertiary vaîgat formation on Disko, Central West Greenland.
Rapp Gronlands Geol Unders Google Scholar Pedersen AK (b) Reaction between picrite magma and continental crust: early tertiary silicic basalts and magnesian andesites from Disko, West by: The Ilugissoq graphite andesite volcano on Nuussuaq belongs to the Asuk Member of the Paleocene Vaigat Formation.
It is the largest eruption site within the Vaigat Formation and is recognized as. The growth anel collapse history of two pingos located approximately 18 m a.s.l, anel 35 m a.s in Kuganguag, Disko lsland, west-central Greenland were examined.
Lithostratigraphy, geology and geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of the Maligât Formation and associated intrusions on Disko and Nuussuaq, Paleocene of West Greenland by Asger Ken Pedersen, Lotte Melchior Larsen and Gunver Krarup Pedersen – Bulletin 40 – is now available on and the printed version will be available by the end of September Evolution of the central West Greenland margin and the Nuussuaq Basin: Age of Tertiary volcanic rocks on the West Greenland continental margin: volcanic evolution and event correlation to other parts of the North Atlantic Igneous Province.
Lithostratigraphy of the Tertiary Vaigat Formation on Disko, central West by: Lithostratigraphy, geology and geochemistry of the volcanic rocks of the Maligât Formation and associated intrusions on Disko and Nuussuaq, Paleocene of West Greenland. The upper Cretaceous–Tertiary Nuussuaq Basin in West Greenland contains a many kilometres thick succession of siliciclastic sediments and overlying volcanic rocks.
The subaerial picrite lavas of the upper Vaigat Formation continue further east across the basin and are later overlain by the flood basalts of the Maligȃt Formation, observed over much of the central margin and damming the basin in the Palaeocene forming the lacustrine deposits of the Atanikerluk Formation (Dam et al., ).Cited by: 8.
Palaeocene lavas in the Disko and Nuussuaq regions of West Greenland provide an opportunity to correlate metamorphic grades between mineral parageneses developed in tholeiitic and strongly olivine-rich lavas are subdivided into the Vaigat Formation and overlying Maligât Formation (Hald and Pedersen, ).The Vaigat Formation is dominated by highly magnesian picritic and olivine Cited by: A formation may stand alone or it may be linked with contiguous formations into a group.
Definition of a group may be contentious. Definition of a group may be contentious. Some authors look for common lithological characteristics, e.g. the Lias Group is dominantly argillaceous but contains limestone- sandstone- and ironstone-dominated formations.
Filling and plugging of a marine basin by volcanic rocks: the Tunoqqu Member of the Lower Tertiary Vaigat Formation on Nuussuaq, central West Greenland. Bulletin Grlands Geologiske Underselse,Cited by: Coals and coaly mudstones of the Cretaceous Atane Formation are exposed along the north coast of the island of Disko and the south coast of Nuussuaq peninsula, West Greenland.
Lithostratigraphy, geology and geochemisttry of the volcanic rocks of the Vaigat Formation on Disko and Nuussuaq, Paleocene of West Greenland. Research output: Book/Report › Book › Research › peer-review.
Published. See more The University of Copenhagen. The Natural History Museum is part of The University of Copenhagen. Bate, K.J. Interpretation of the basal section of well Kangâmiut-1, offshore southern West Greenland.
Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport /76, 33 pp. Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A., West Greenland petroleum systems – an overview of source rocks and oil seepages and their implications for offshore petroleum exploration. Asger Ken Pedersen. Associate professor emeritus. Collections and research.
Gothersgade København K.The Nuussuaq Basin, earlier termed the Nûgssuaq Embayment, forms a part of the Cretaceous to Tertiary West Greenland Basin and has been interpreted as a rift basin (Henderson et al., ).Chalmers and Laursen ()discussed the tectonic development of the West Greenland Basin south of the study Nuussuaq Basin is bounded by a number of faults, among which the Cited by: The Nuussuaq Basin (), which forms part of the Cretaceous to Palaeogene West Greenland Basin, is a rift basin on a continental margin (Henderson et al.,Chalmers et al., ).From Late Albian to Early Campanian, sandstones and shales were deposited in a fluvial to deltaic environment in eastern Disko and central by: 9.