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Sedimentation and filling of the Northern North Sea Rift BasinNormal access

Authors: A. Nottvedt, K. Bjorlykke, H. Jordt, R. Ravnes, R. J. Steel and B. Thyberg
Event name: 56th EAEG Meeting
Session: Special Session on Integrated Basin Studies
Publication date: 08 June 1994
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201410213
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 1.7Mb )
Price: € 20

Summary:
The Northern North Sea experienced two episodes of lithospheric extension during the Permo- Triassic and late Jurassic. Along the Mid-Nórwegian margin, a third rifting event led to crustal breakup and formation of oceanic crust near the Paleocene-Eocene transition. This talk will focus on principles and styles of sedimentation during the various stages in this multiphase rift evolution, as illustrated by selected examples from the area.


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