A storm‐related origin for the Jurassic Brentskardhaugen Bed of Spitsbergen, Norway

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Abstract

The laterally persistent but thin, Jurassic age (Bathonian‐Callovian) Brentskardhaugen bed is poorly sorted (often with mud to cobble size), and is crudely normally and/or reversely graded without internal discontinuities. These traits may indicate a short‐lived depositional event, and are inconsistent with an origin as a basal, transgressive gravel lag formed in a terrestrial or shoreline setting. Mega‐storm events on a shallow marine shelf with an underlying condensed section may account for the poor sorting, grading, stratigraphic position and remanie character of the bed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-77
Number of pages11
JournalPolar Research
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1989

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A storm‐related origin for the Jurassic Brentskardhaugen Bed of Spitsbergen, Norway. / MAHER, HARMON D.

In: Polar Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, 06.1989, p. 67-77.

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