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Central Utah Thrust Belt: Tectonics of a New Exploration Province

The recent discovery and development of the Covenant oil field by Wolverine Oil & Gas Corporation in the Central Utah fold-and-thrust belt opens a new exploration province in North America, and gives new impetus for research on the geologic structure and evolution of the area.
This article appeared in Vol. 3, No. 4 - 2006

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