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General Director of MTA examines on-site the field works of the projects under Aegean Regional Directorate (İzmir)MTA Project Evaluation and Guidance Board (PDYK) holds 3rd Plenary Meeting and In-situ Field Survey in ThraceMTA Bulletin Accepted Into ESCIMTA achieves the highest score in REYNOLDS CUP 2018 competition (Mineral Description) at the very first attemptMTA hosts a fast-breaking meal for students from Africa and Central Asian Turkic RepublicsGeneral Director of MTA visits Central Anatolian IV. Disstrict Office (Malatya) examining on-site during field workMinister of Petroleum, Energy and Minerals of Mauretania and accompanying delegation visits MTAMinister of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Chad 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)

Şehit Cuma Dağ 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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