Northern Alaska and potential gas hydrate occurences

Area in northern Alaska where subsurface temperature and pressure conditions are conducive to the occurrence of gas hydrates

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Area in northern Alaska where subsurface temperature and pressure conditions are conducive to the occurrence of gas hydrates (red outline), compiled by Timothy Collett as part of USGS Fact Sheet 2008-3073. Note that gas hydrate could occur in sediments both onshore and at shallow water depths offshore. Lake Qalluuraq lies just south of Atqasuk in the western part of the Alaskan North Slope. TPS, Total Petroleum System.

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Image Dimensions: 1667 x 858

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Location Taken: US