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Jan Mayen Ridge - A frontier area for hydrocarbon explorationNormal access

Authors: B. Nyland and K. Gunnarsson
Event name: 55th EAEG Meeting
Session: North Atlantic and Barents Sea Frontiers Exploration
Publication date: 10 June 1993
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201411834
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 158.35Kb )
Price: € 20

In 1981, an agreement was reached between the governments of Iceland and Norway delimiting the continental shelf between Iceland and the Norwegian island Jan Mayen. The agreement also defined a subsea area to be explored jointly by the two nations. This area covers a total of about 45 470 km², of which 32 750 km² is in the Norwegian sector.

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