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Journal of Petroleum Geology

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Journal of Petroleum Geology, Vol.11, No.1, pp. 89-112, 1988

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A REVIEW OF THE CRETACEOUS FORMATIONS IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA AND GULF: PART II. MID-CRETACEOUS (WASIA GROUP) STRATIGRAPHY AND PALEOGEOGRAPHY

A.S. Alsharhan(1) and A.E.M. Nairn(2)

1 Geology Department, United Arab Emirates University, P. O. Box 15551, A1-Ain, UAE.

2 Earth Sciences and Resources Institute, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA.


Abstract

The stratigraphic sequence of the "Middle" Cretaceous Wasia Group in the Arabian Gulf, and the terminology used, is reviewed. Type sections and synonymy are established for the succession in the United Arab Emirates. An historical Previous HitintroductionTop provides a key to the understanding of the varied formational and member names in current use.

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