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MTA 2017 Activities, 2018 Targets and Certificate CeremonyMinister of Petroleum and Energy of the Republic of Chad visits MTAGeneral Director of MTA visits Afyonkarahisar Dinar/Dombayova-Evciler Coal Basin General Director visits Eastern Mediterranean District Office and carries out a detailed in-situ examinationMr. Sadrettin ALPAN, a former general director, visits ORUÇ REİS research vesselGeneral Director Mr. Cengiz Erdem, examines on-site for project studies carried out in Thrace BasinHeavyweight Champion from MTA On Balkan Wrestling ChampionshipUndersecretary Mr. Fatih DÖNMEZ 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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