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Kranskogen, Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 43' 30'' North , 9° 14' 21'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.72506,9.23920
GeoHash:G#: u4qw44xf2
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

The NGU has registered an iron occurrence at this place.

NGU Deposit Area 901 - 013 at 58.7239740,9.2342840

At these coordinates nothing mining related is visible.

However, somewhat to the east there are plenty of features visible that could be mining related:

58.72305°N 9.2364°Ø
58.72386°N 9.23651°Ø
58.72416°N 9.23714°Ø
58.72369°N 9.23791°Ø
58.72359°N 9.23828°Ø
58.72358°N 9.2375°Ø
58.72319°N 9.23722°Ø
58.72389°N 9.23818°Ø
58.72401°N 9.23805°Ø
58.72387°N 9.23886°Ø
58.72399°N 9.23856°Ø

Field confirmation is required to establish the nature of these features.

The coordinates are given for approximately the middle of the are with these features.

Coordinates © Kartverket -

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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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1000 - 1600 Ma

ID: 3138578
Proterozoic II quartzite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

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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