NJG81-3-03
2001
The geological evolution of Bjørneøya, Artic Norway: implications for the Barents Shelf
81
3
195-234
82-519-1726-3
Extended abstract

The small island of Bjørnøya ("Bear Island"), situated in the Barents Sea almost midway between northern Norway and Spitsbergen, displays a Precambrian to Triassic succession in a continuous series of spectacular cliff exposures. These exposures provide a key not only to the evolution of the Stappen High (on which Bjørnøya rests) but also to the development of analogous structure along the major lineaments that subsequently contributed to the formation of both the Norwegian-Greenland Sea and the Arctic Ocean.......

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