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Geology - Nelson and Nunivak Islands, western Alaska

Introduction Alaska Russia Paleogeography Energy Resources Nelson/Nunivak Fossils


NASR Geology NASR Stratigraphy NASR 3D Model Yukon-Koyukuk Chignik Nelson/Nunivak Islands


Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) plant fossils were collected from Nelson and Nunivak Islands by Union Oil in the 1970,s but the precise locality information is missing. However, below is a map showing the distribution of Cretaceous rocks in the area from Wilson et al. (2015).

Map of Nelson and Nunivak Islands geology
A geological map of Nelson and Nunivak Isalnds, west coast of Alaska extracted from Wilson et al. (2015). Pale yellow/white areas represent poorly consolidated Quaternary surficial deposits. For access to the original map and background information click here.



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