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Geological Results of the 1971 Expedition to Central West Greenland.

Geological Survey of Greenland.

Geological Results of the 1971 Expedition to Central West Greenland.

by Geological Survey of Greenland.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesGeological Survey of Greenland Report -- 53
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Open LibraryOL21791079M

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The continental margin of central East Greenland in relation to North Atlantic plate tectonic evolution. Geological Society of London, , Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Volume pages with 5 figures. Text extracted from a larger volume, minor signs of . Day 0: Preparation meeting in the morning with the expedition leader. Briefing and gear inspection. Day 1: Flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri in the morning and from Akureyri to Greenland in the afternoon. We put up our base camp at the landing site or head higher up, depending on conditions. Day 2 and 3: Summit attempt on Mt. Gunnbjörn. The climb to the summit takes between hours or.


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Geological Results of the 1971 Expedition to Central West Greenland by Geological Survey of Greenland. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A) Rocks – a short introduction. the geological framework can be subdivided into six parts, on top of which then comes the ice age. This corresponds to the. On 24th Septemberthe 40th anniversary of the St Andrews Greenland Expedition was celebrated at the Raeburn Hut near Laggan, with all the expedition members attending.

Three had travelled from Canada, and one from California. E ighty percent of Greenland is covered by ice and, in places, this is up to km thick.

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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.

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