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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 69 (1985)

Issue: 2. (February)

First Page: 262

Last Page: 263

Title: Cambridge (UK) Arctic Shelf Programme Palinspastic Map Series: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Brian Harland

Article Type: Meeting abstract


The Cambridge Arctic Shelf Programme has been a team effort since 1975. Its objective has been to summarize Arctic stratigraphy and tectonics. During the last 2 years, palinspastic maps for the whole Arctic have been checked systematically against stratigraphic data and the favored reconstructions are being computerized. The program has been financed

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by subscriptions from the energy industry and from time to time selected results have been published. We report palinspastic reconstructions for the present Arctic region through Phanerozoic time with a tectonic commentary.

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