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Mineral resources of western arctic Alaska by Thomas C. Mowatt

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Published by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English


  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Economic Geology

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Discusses metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources in northwestern Alaska, including National petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Edition Notes

StatementThomas C. Mowatt ... [et al.].
SeriesOpen file report -- 39, Open file report (United States. Bureau of Land Management. Alaska State Office) -- 39.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Alaska State Office
LC ClassificationsTN24.A4 M693 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination27 pages :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25845618M

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You get a comprehensive overview of the geology, tectonic evolution, and mineral resources of Alaska and adjacent areas of the continental margin. Plates include state-wide maps showing geology, physiography, lithotectonic terranes, metamorphic rocks, igneous rocks, sedimentary basins, isotopic age data, neotectonics, isostatic gravity Alaska faces the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean along an arcuate continental margin, gently concave to the north, that stretches unbroken from the Mackenzie Delta, near °W to North wind Ridge of the Chukchi Borderland near °:// Mineral resources of Armenia and Anatolia, (New York, Armen technical book co., ), by Hagop A. Karajian (page images at HathiTrust) The Sierra Nevada Lake Water Company's canal. Incorporated by charter under the general act of incorporation of the State of California, by which all liability of shareholders is expressly limited to the amount State of Alaska Alaska / Natural Resources DNR / Geological & Geophysical Surveys DGGS / Publications Pubs / OFR OFR USBM OFR Mineral studies of the western Brooks Range performed under contract to the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Contract #

  Year Published: Focus areas for data acquisition for potential domestic resources of 11 critical minerals in Alaska—Aluminum, cobalt, graphite, lithium, niobium, platinum group elements, rare earth elements, tantalum, tin, titanium, and tungsten, chap. C of U.S. Geological Survey, Focus areas for data acquisition for potential domestic sources of critical minerals The Western Gulf of Alaska: a summary of available knowledge by Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center (Alaska); University of Alaska (College). Institute of Social, Economic, and Government Research; United States. Bureau of Land :// Alaska continues to have a dynamic environment. Because of the subduction of the Pacific tectonic plate and subsequent melting of earth materials beneath the state, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountain building, and other deformation events affect a wide addition, Alaska's arctic landscape, thousands of miles of coast line, and changing climate is creating unstable and hazardous conditions The Arctic contains a wealth of petroleum and mineral resources. Currently, the region produces about one tenth of the world's oil and a quarter of its natural gas. The Russian Arctic is the source for about 80 percent of this oil and virtually all of the natural gas; Arctic Canada, Alaska, and Norway are the other leading ://

This book focus on the connections between mining activities, knowledge politics and the valuation of landscape in selected case sites in Russia, Greenland and :// Alaska - Alaska - Economy: The Alaskan economy is conditioned strongly by the state’s continuing status as a frontier. While the high costs of labour and transportation and complicated environmental and land-use constraints still tend to discourage outside investment, major improvements in infrastructure have lowered the costs of economic transformation :// 2 days ago  Arctic - Arctic - The economy: The Arctic has been little exploited for economic purposes, but, because it contains 8 percent of the surface of the planet and 15 percent of the land area, significant resources (both renewable and nonrenewable) may be reasonably assumed to be present. Some of these are known—and being utilized—but there could be enormous expansion if it is required and   Brooks, Alfred Hulse, Geology and Petroleum Resources of Northern Alaska and Plans for Survey of Naval Petroleum Reserve No.4 (typescript paper, , obtained from Technical Data Library, USGS Menlo Park, CA.). Brooks, Alfred Hulse, Mineral Resources of Alaska ,. USGS Bull. (Washington, GPO, )