Skrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet ; 15, No. 15
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Skrifter om Svalbard og Ishavet 15
Contents: Preface. - Introductory. - Geography. - Topography. - Valleys and Rivers. - Lakes. - Coast. - Landslips. - Surface. - Soil. - Frozen Ground. - Stratigraphy. - Hecla Hoek. - Devonian. - Culm. - Middle Carboniferous. - Upper Carboniferous. - Triassic. - Structure. - Post-Triassic History. - Jurassic-Tertiary. - The Quaternary Period. - Coal Deposits. - Devonian. - The Misery Series. - The Tunheim Series. - Culm. - Sections of Boreholes. - Quality of Coals. - Coal Reserves. - Fireclay . - Minerals. - Mining. - Drilling. - History of Bear Island. - Probable Norse Discovery in the Middle Ages. - Dutch Discovery, and Dutch and English Hunting in the 16th and 17th Centuries. - Russian Hunting in the 18th Cent. - Norwegian Hunting in the 18th and 19th Centuries and Keilhau's Voyage in 1827. - Scientific Expeditions in the 19th and 20th Centuries. - Scientific Investigations, Exploitation of the Coal Deposits, and Hunting in the 20th Century. - German Activity. - Russian Activity. - Norwegian Activity. - Summary. - Literature.