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MTA Scientific Activities WeekMTA makes 50% discount on Compilation Reports sold on E-commerce PortalEarth Science Data and Core Databank of Turkey within  General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration is being foundedSales of 1/25.000 and 1/100.000 Scaled Geological Maps Started in Our E-Commerce PortalEIF 9th International Energy Congress and Fair in 2016Photographs from MTA Natural History Museum was exhibited in Ankara Kızılay Subway Art Gallery between 22-31 October 2016DEMOCRACY MARTYR OF USTraining for Employed Personnel in Authorized Legal Entities StartedOur Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mr.  Berat ALBAYRAK visits MTA

About MTA

MTA (Mineral Research & Exploration General Directorate), established in 1935 with the aim of conducting scientific and technological research on mineral exploration and geology, is a universally well known and leading organization.

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MTA Bulletins

Mineral Research & Exploration Bulletin is published since 1936 twice a year and distributed worldwide.

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Multi Purpose Research Vessel 'MTA Oruç Reis'

Vassel Name : MTA Oruç Reis
Flag : Turkey
Lenght Overall : 87 m
Beam : 23m
Main Engines : 4 x 2520 kW ABC 12V-DZC Diesel Generator
Speed (Max) : 17 knots
Helideck : Sikorsky S-61N/S92 (12 tons)

MTA Natural History Museum

Mineral Research and Exploration Institute which is now the General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA) was established 1935 with the directives of Atatürk.

Until that time there has been no Natural History Museum in Turkey. With the studies on earth sciences at every corner of Turkey large amount of samples including fossils and minerals have been collected in MTA. And also numerous fossils and minerals were given as a present from the universities and institutions. All these specimens were the first members of the collection of the museum.


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