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Mesozoic stratigraphy, sedimentary evolution, and petroleum potential of the Jeanne D'Arc Basin, Grand Banks of Newfoundland: M44-89/17E-PDF
"The Jeanne d'Arc Basin, located at the northeastern part of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, is a Mesozoic failed-rift basin containing in excess of 22 km of sedimentary fill. Despite a period of vigorous exploration activity initiated by the discovery of the giant-class Hibernia oil field in 1979, the lithostratigraphic nomenclature is not yet standard. This has led to a plethora of lithostratigraphies used by various industry groups, government agencies, and academia, a situation that has caused communication problems. A new lithostratigraphic nomenclature is proposed for the Mesozoic rocks older than the Late Cretaceous Dawson Canyon Formation. The tzomenclature consists of 17 formations (14 new), 3 members (new), and 2 markers (new)"--Abstract, p. 1.
|Department/Agency||Natural Resources Canada. Geological Survey of Canada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada. Geological Survey of Canada.|
|Title||Mesozoic stratigraphy, sedimentary evolution, and petroleum potential of the Jeanne D'Arc Basin, Grand Banks of Newfoundland|
|Series Title||Geological Survey of Canada. Paper ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Note||Digitized edition from print 2013 [produced by Natural Resources Canada].|
|Number of Pages||50 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Stratigraphy, Sediments, Petroleum, Geology|
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