The evolution of the North Atlantic Igneous Province and the opening of the NE Atlantic rift

  title={The evolution of the North Atlantic Igneous Province and the opening of the NE Atlantic rift},
  author={David W. Jolley and Brian R. Bell},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={1 - 13}
  • D. JolleyB. Bell
  • Published 2002
  • Geology
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
The papers in this volume represent a step forward in our knowledge of the geological evolution of the North Atlantic from the Cretaceous-Palaeogene boundary through to the early Eocene. With the increase in hydrocarbon exploration activities in the Faroe-Shetland Basin (Fig. 1), new interpretations of the regional geology have become increasingly important, and the accuracy of the time frame for this work is vital to our understanding of the sequence of volcanic and sedimentary events. The… 

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