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Red-Sea rift magmatism near Al Lith, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Red-Sea rift magmatism near Al Lith, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magmatism -- Saudi Arabia -- Al Lith Region

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John S. Pallister ; prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 86-565, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 86-565
    ContributionsSaudi Arabia. Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13611169M

      To observers, Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud’s flagship idea may seem overly ambitious – to build a mega-city known as Neom along the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea that extends.   Leaderfins medium stiffness first sea test shore diving in obhur - red sea, near jeddah Saudi Arabia.

    The Gulf of Aqaba (Arabic: خَلِيجُ ٱلْعَقَبَةِ ‎, romanized: Khalīj al-ʿAqabah) or Gulf of Eilat (Hebrew: מפרץ אילת ‎, romanized: Mifrátz Eilát) is a large gulf at the northern tip of the Red Sea, east of the Sinai Peninsula and west of the Arabian coastline is divided between four countries: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi countries: Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi . Schmidt, D. L., Hadley, D. G. & Brown, G. F. (): Middle Tertiary continental rift and evolution of the Red Sea in southwestern Saudi Arabia. - Deputy Ministry of Mineral Resources, open-file report USGS-OF, 56 p. Google ScholarCited by:

      Riyadh – Observers have affirmed that the Red Sea Project which was launched on Monday by Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Salman will contribute in reinforcing the tourism and recreation sectors in the Kingdom, generating hard currency, attracting foreign investment and diversifying the economy and income sources. .   Saudi Arabia plans to seek bidders for the construction of a 1,mile (1,kilometer) railroad linking the Red Sea with the Persian Gulf as early as the end of this year, signaling the go.


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Red-Sea rift magmatism near Al Lith, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Download PDF EPUB FB2

A newly recognized Tertiary dike complex and comagmatic volcanic rocks exposed on the central Saudi Arabian coastal plain record early stages of magmatism related to Red Sea rifting. Intrusive and stratigraphic relationships, and new potassium-argon dating indicate episodic magmatism from about 30 Ma to the present.

Additional stratigraphic and radiometric evidence suggests. Get this from a library. Red-Sea rift magmatism near Al Lith, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

[John S Pallister; Saudi Arabia. Deputy Ministry for Mineral Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Al Lith (Arabic: الليث ‎) is a city in the Tihamah region on the coast of the Red Sea south west of the holy city of is the fifth largest city in population in Makkah Province, and it is one of the large sea ports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea, and Miqat Yalamlam is located north of it.

The estimated population of Al Lith is o y: Saudi Arabia. Harrat Al-Birk volcanics Red-Sea rift magmatism near Al Lith products of the Red Sea rift in southwest Saudi Arabia that started in the Tertiary and reached its climax at ~5 Ma.

This volcanic field is almost monotonous and is dominated by basalts that include mafic–ultramafic mantle xenoliths (gabbro, websterite, and garnet-clinopyroxenite). The present work presents the first detailed Cited by: 1. Saudi Arabia wants to turn hundreds of kilometers of its Red Sea coastline into a global tourism destination governed by laws “on par.

The Harrat Al-Birk basalts in southwest Saudi Arabia: characteristic alkali mafic magmatism related to Red Sea rifting Rami A.

Bakhsh1 Received: 17 June /Revised: 31 July /Accepted: 19 September /Published online: 24 September Science Press, Institute of Geochemistry, CAS and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg File Size: 9MB.

Constraining the Opening of the Red Sea: younger harrats of Saudi Arabia (Nawasif/Al Buqum, Kishb, Ar ages of pre- and syn-rift magmatism in the Red Sea basin. The Red Sea also separates those who live in the Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia from those whole live in Saudi Arabia.

As the Red is spreading it is creating several mini sea and breaking up Africa. The Red Sea Rift is a divergent boundary between the African and Arabian Plate. Jeddah (English: / ˈ dʒ ɛ d ə / JED-ə), also spelled Jedda, Jiddah or Jidda (/ ˈ dʒ ɪ d ə / JID-ə; Arabic: جدة ‎, romanized: Jidda, Hejazi pronunciation: []), is a city in the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia and the country's commercial center.

With a population of about four million people (as of ), Jeddah is the largest city in Makkah Province, the second-largest Country: Saudi Arabia. The Red Sea is part of an extensive rift system that includes from south to north the oceanic Sheba Ridge, the Gulf of Aden, the Afar region, the Red.

READ MORE: Saudi Arabia pushes for solar energy project to create thousands of jobs. The Red Sea Project will be built on 30, square kilometers between the cities of Amlaj and al-Jawh, an area bigger than Belgium.

It will be financed by the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), according to an official statement. من تصوير الكابتن سعد بن حشر للبحر الاحمر في مدينة ينبع - by saad binhashr from saudi arabia - yanbu city vist my Facebook profile - Saad Binhashr. Middle Tertiary rift volcanism in a continental-rift valley in the Arabian-Nubian Shield was the first surface expression of active mantle convection beneath an axis that was to become the Red Sea.

Investigation of the coastal plain of southwestern Saudi Arabia suggests that the rift valley was filled with basaltic and felsic to rhyolitic volcanic rocks (Ad Darb and Damad formations), cherty. Harrat Al-Birk volcanics are products of Red Sea rift in southwest Saudi Arabia that started in the Tertiary and reached its climax ~5 Ma ago.

This volcanic field is almost monotonous and is dominated by basalts that include mafic-ultramafic mantle xenoliths (gabbro, wesbsterite and garnet-clinopyroxenite).Cited by: 1. Saudi Arabia's Red Sea project aims to unlock the potential of miles of spectacular coastline and 50 reef-fringed islands.

Desert Sea Divers: A gem - See 93 traveler reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, at Tripadvisor.4/5(92).

Saudi Arabia unve square mile tourism project as part of Vision The development spans 50 untouched islands in the Red Sea.

Once completed, it is expected to cre jobs and. Desert Sea Divers: life changing experience!!!. - See 93 traveler reviews, 89 candid photos, and great deals for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, at Tripadvisor.4/5(92). The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) will provide initial investment to The Red Sea Project which will cre jobs and add 15 billion Saudi riyals (Dhsbn) to the kingdom's Author: Alice Haine.

Volcanism thereafter spread northward to Harrats Sirat, Hadan, Ishara-Khirsat, and Ar Rahat in western Saudi Arabia. This early magmatism occurred without significant extension, and continued to ˜25 Ma.

Much of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden region was at. OFF THE COAST OF JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The sky is clear, the sun is shining, and the sea is a glimmering turquoise. Nouf Alosaimi is on a discovery dive around a small, sandy island in the Red Sea that's home to busy crabs and a few seagulls.

Jellyfish float near the edge of the boat in waters so translucent the fish are visible deep below. The year. The Saudi Arabian government has announced plans to build a 10,square-mile megacity called NEOM on the coast of the Red Sea, covering an area three times the size of New York City.

The. King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) is the world’s largest privately funded city. Located about kilometers north of Jeddah on the coast of the Red Sea, KAEC is a public–private partnership with the government of Saudi Arabia; it is built with private capital, independently of oil revenue.