2 edition of Caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofoten areas. found in the catalog.
Caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofoten areas.
|Series||Norges geologiske undersokelse, nr. 239, 261|
|LC Classifications||QE451 N7 G8|
ermost nappes in the Caledonian mountain chain in Finn-mark, so called Gaissa Nappe Complex, and the bedrock is composed of Neoproterozoic quartzites, sandstones and dolomites (Roberts et al., ). We also paid attention to the network of mounds and ridges, morphologically simi-lar to Maskevarri Ráhppát, on Boaltunoaivi fell of Varanger. The Scandinavian Mountains or the Scandes is a mountain range that runs through the Scandinavian Peninsula. The Scandinavian Mountains are often erroneously thought to be equivalent to the Scandinavian Caledonides, an ancient mountain range and orogen covering roughly the same area. The western sides of the mountains drop precipitously into the North Sea and Norwegian Sea, .
The Caledonian Mountains are a European mountain range. They run from the Arctic Circle through Scandinavia and Scotland to northwest Ireland. The mountains include the North West Highlands, the Grampian mountains of Scotland and the Jotunheimen of Norway. The highest peak is Mount Galdhøpiggen in Norway, which is 8,ft (2,m) high. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the north of Caledonia Mountain. Moncton has a population of 69, people. The next largest community is Dieppe. It is located about 17 miles [ km] to the north of Caledonia Mountain and has a population of 18, people.
During the clash of Europe with Greenland and North America, which created the Caledonian mountain chain, the mountains probably collapsed along strike, a phenomenon known from the Himalayas today. Major detachment zones developed, and in north Norway these are consistently spoon-shaped, with axes plunging gently to the south-west or north-east. I picked it up because I have family now living on South Mountain in Nova Scotia, and this case from the s brought notoriety to the area. The book gives an interesting history of the place and of the dissident Puritan families who settled there in the hills in the 18th century, remained insular, and, for generations, poor and poorly educated/5(59).
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Gustavsen, in his paper: 'The Caledonian Mountain Chain of the Southern Troms and Ofoten Areas, Part Ill: Structures and Structural History, Norges geologiske undersøkelse56 pp., 19n', has retraced the tectonic develop ment of the so-called Ofoten Synform.
It is established that its actual appear ance as a great, open basin occurred during the fold phase which he terms F2•File Size: KB.
The Caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofoten areas by Magne Gustavson,Universitetsforlaget edition, in English The Caledonian mountain chain of the Southern Troms and Ofoten areas.
Gustavson, M. The Caledonian mountain chain of the Southern Troms and _ — / \ Ofoten areas. Part Structures and structural history. Norges geol. Unders. / The main lines of the structural geology of an area of ab km 2 in the.
Caledonian mountain chain of Northern Norway are described. The major structureFile Size: 7MB. GustavsonThe caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofoten areas.
Part I: Basement rocks and Caledonian meta-sediments Part I: Basement rocks and Caledonian meta-sediments Norges geol. undersokelse, (), pp. Cited by: Binns, R. E.,A preliminary account of the geology of the Signaldalen-upper Skibotndalen area, Inner Troms, North Norway: Norges The Caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofote areas, Part 1, Basement rocks and M.,Tectonic fabric of a sequence of areas in the Scandinavian Caledonides, Geol.
Føren. Cited by: Caledonian Mountains. Map to show the extent of the Caledonian Mountains Zoom Map to show locations of Shetland's plutonic intrusions Zoom. About million years ago an ancient continent began to split apart as the Iapetus Ocean was born. Layer upon layer of sands, silts and iron and aluminium rich muds were deposited in marine basins within the continent.
It is rather a mountain system in a more geological sense: the rocks which formed the deep-seated root of the Caledonian mountain chain are now exposed at the surface.
The mountains as such, the peaks and valleys, were eroded quite quickly and accordingly disappeared to give way to a rolling lowland at – or partly even below – sea level.
Contributing remarks to M. Gustavson's paper: The Caledonian mountain chain of the southern Troms and Ofoten areas, part III. NGT Vol. 54(2): NGT_54_2_pdf Heintz, A. Two new finds and two new age-determinations of mammoths from Norway.
NGT Vol. 54(2): NGT_54_2_pdf Wolff, F.C. mountain system that includes both Caledonian and Hercynian elements. It extends from the Queen Elizabeth Islands through Peary Land and along the east coast of Greenland.
Mountain building occurred during the same period in Svalbard, Novaya Zemlya, the northern Urals, the Taymyr Peninsula, and Severnaya Zemlya. Get this from a library.
The Caledonian mountain chain of the Southern Troms and Ofoten areas. [Magne Gustavson]. The Caledonian orogeny was a mountain-building era recorded in the northern parts of Ireland and Britain, the Scandinavian Mountains, Svalbard, eastern Greenland and parts of north-central Europe.
The Caledonian orogeny encompasses events that occurred from the Ordovician to Early Devonian, roughly – million years ago ().It was caused by the closure of the Iapetus Ocean when the.
Gustavson M () The Caledonian Mountain Chain of the Southern Troms and Ofoten areas. Part I. Basement rocks and Caledonian metasediments. Nor Geol Unders ELSEVIER Tectonophysics () Late Caledonian extension in the Ofoten area, northern Norway Eriing Rykkelid *, Arild Andresen Department of Geology, University of Oslo, P.O.
BoxBlindem, Oslo, Norway (Received Febru ; revised version accepted Febru ) Abstract Structural observations along the base of the Caledonian nappe pile in the Ofoten region. U-Pb geochronology and evolution of Caledonian Nappes in northern Norway geology of both the Bodø and Ofoten areas. evolution of the Caledonian mountain chain as a whole.
Central to this, has been the determination of the origin of (potential) exotic terranes present in the Scandinavian Caledonides prior to the. Caledonian Mountain Chain of the Southern Troms and Ofoten Areas Caledonian Rock of Igneous Origin Pt. 2 by Magne Gustavson Paperback, Pages, Published by Universitetsforlaget ISBNISBN: Norway covers a land area of c.km 2, and its topography is dominated by the mountain chain of the Scandes, stretching from 57°N°N through Norway and Sweden over a distance of more.
The Caledonian Mountains are a European mountain range. They run from the Arctic Circle through Scandinavia and Scotland to northwest Ireland. The mountains include the North West Highlands, the Grampian mountains of Scotland and the Jotunheimen of Norway. The highest peak is Mount Galdhøpiggen in Norway, which is 2,m (8,ft) high.
During the Caledonian Orogeny several mini-continents (including Avalonia and Baltica) that had broken off from Gondwana were joined to Laurentia by tectonic plate movement, forming a new landmass. It was a long process, taking about million years, and occured mainly between the late Cambrian ( million years ago) and mid Devonian ( An area of approx.
1, square kilometres in Indre Troms, N. Norway, has been geologically mapped. The area is built up of 1) granites and migmatites of ihe basement, overlain by 2) non-metamorphic sediments of the Hyolithus zone, on which, in overthrust position, rest 3) metamorphic Caledonian rocks.
Caledonian mountain-building event These diagrams are schematic cross-sections through the Earth’s crust at two different periods of geological time.
The first is from the Ordovician period (around million years ago) and shows the area that is now the Isle of Man lying on the margin of a small landmass called Avalonia which in turn.
Caledonian is a geographical term used to refer to places, species, or items in or from Scotland, or particularly the Scottish Highlands.
It derives from Caledonia, the Roman name for the area of .The term ‘Caledonian’ is derived from the Latin word for Scotland and was commonly employed in British nineteenth century literature to refer to the Scottish Highlands. The ﬁrst use of the word in a tectonic sense was in by Suess (English translation:pp.
82, ), who referred to Caledonian ‘pre-Devonian mountains.The Caledonian orogeny was a mountain building left its mark in the northern parts of the British Isles, the Scandinavian Mountains, Svalbard, eastern Greenland, northern Europe and the eastern United States.
The events occurred from the Ordovician to early Devonian, roughly – million years ago (mya).It was caused by the closure of the Iapetus Ocean when the continents and.