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The Ordovician successions of the Oslo Region are subdivided in terms of a modern lithostratigraphical scheme. Twenty-nine formations are defined; some of which are subdivided into stratigraphical or geographical members. Type localities (including hypostratotypes) are designated and many illu- strated by measured sections.
The Skagerrak Project is the first major task of the MGK-programme (MGK is the Norwegian acronomy for Marine geological mapping of Norwegian sea-floor areas) which is a joint effort of six governmental institutions involved in various aspects of marine work.
Proceedings of the International Symposium 'Geological mapping in the service of environmental planning' held in Trondheim, Norway, 6-9 May 1986.
Forkortet: The Varanger Peninsula is underlain by weakly metamorphosed sedimentary rocks of Late Proterozoic to Early Cambrian age. The rocks occur in two regions: the Tanafjorden-Varangerfjorden Region (TVR) (southwestern half of the penin- sula) and the Barents Sea Region (BSR) (northeastern half), juxtaposed along a complex NW-SE-trending fault zone, The Trollfjorden-Komagelva Fault Zone (TKFZ).