Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Research article
28 Mar 2018
Research article |  | 28 Mar 2018

Middle to Late Devonian–Carboniferous collapse basins on the Finnmark Platform and in the southwesternmost Nordkapp basin, SW Barents Sea

Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl, Steffen G. Bergh, Tormod Henningsen, and Jan Inge Faleide


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AR by Jean-Baptiste Koehl on behalf of the Authors (31 Jan 2018)  Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (09 Feb 2018) by Mark Allen
ED: Publish as is (09 Feb 2018) by Fabrizio Storti (Executive editor)
AR by Jean-Baptiste Koehl on behalf of the Authors (12 Feb 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
The goal of this work is to study large cracks in the Earth's crust called faults near the coast of northern Norway in the SW Barents Sea. We interpreted seismic data (equivalent to X-ray diagram of the Earth) that showed the presence of a large fault near the coast of Norway, which contributed to building the mountain chain observed in Norway and later helped open the North Atlantic Ocean, separating Greenland from Norway.