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Nordhallen, Åre, Jämtland, Sweden

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 63° 29' 17'' North , 12° 47' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 63.48826,12.79562
Other regions containing this locality:Scandinavia
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Nordhallen, Åre, Jämtland, Sverige


Old soapstone quarry that know is a locality for concerts during the summer.


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This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Silurian - Neoproterozoic
419.2 - 1000 Ma



ID: 3185799
Precambrian-Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Neoproterozoic to Silurian (419.2 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Llandovery
433.4 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2639042

Age: Llandovery (433.4 - 443.8 Ma)

Description: Caledonian orogen; Köli Nappe Complex

Lithology: Metagreywacke, phyllite, quartzite, basic metavolcanic rock in Köli Nappe Complex

Reference: Bergman, S., M.B. Sephens, J. Andersson, B. Kathol, T. Bergman. Sveriges berggrund, skala 1:1 miljon. Sveriges geologiska undersökning K 423. [95]

Ordovician - Cambrian
443.8 - 541 Ma



ID: 656512
Sedimentary; Slope and deep water

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Caledonides: Scandinavia

Comments: Orogen, fold-thrust belt, folded region; Koistinen et al., 2001; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08; Bergman et al., unpublished revisions, 2007-08

Lithology: Shale, chert, iron-formation, greywacke, turbidite, argillaceous limestone, matrix-supported conglomerate; metamorphosed equivalent

Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. [2]

Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3140698
Caledonian Orogenic Belt

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Rhyolite group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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