Down-Dip Termination of the Carboniferous Ross Fan System in the Inner Shannon Area, Western Ireland - New Insight from Core and Outcrop
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|Title:||Down-Dip Termination of the Carboniferous Ross Fan System in the Inner Shannon Area, Western Ireland - New Insight from Core and Outcrop||Authors:||Obradors-Latre, Arnau
Haughton, Peter D. W.
Shannon, Patrick M.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7724||Date:||Jun-2015||Abstract:||Scattered outcrops and limited borehole data in the inner Shannon estuary and mid-Clare are critical to constrain the down-dip extension of the Ross system. Previous outcrop studies have described a much thinner Ross section at Inishcorker and Foynes (over 50 km east of the Ross type section on the Loop Head) involving only the youngest Ross cycles in the west. A re-interpretation of the inner Shannon outcrops is now possible given a new GSI 09/04 borehole in the Inishcorker area, a re-analysis of Foynes Island sections and new biostratigraphic data||Type of material:||Conference Publication||Keywords:||Ross Formation; Biostratigraphy||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Conference Details:||IAS Annual Meeting, 20 - 24 June 2015|
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