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A Global Inventory of Natural Gas Hydrate Occurrence

by Keith A. Kvenvolden and Thomas D. Lorenson

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Descriptions of Natural Gas Hydrate - Inland Seas

Key: Geographic
Location:
Core/
Sample
Count:
Latitude/
Longitude:
H2O
Depth
(m):
Sed
Depth
(m):
Description:
O1 Black Sea
(Russia)
3 cores ~45°N/
~35°E
2052 0.7 - 2.2 Laminated in clayey silt.
O2 Caspian Sea
(Russia)
24 cores ~39°00’N/
~50°24’E
475 - 600 0 - 1.2 Laminated in clayey silt.
O3 Lake Baikal
(Russia)
2 samps 51°48’N/
105°29’E
1433 121 & 161 Disseminated in sand, silt.
O5 Mediterranean Sea
Kula Mud Volcano
~2 samps 35°40’N/
30°28’E
~1700 Not given Not described.
 
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