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Geology in the field

Author: Robert R Compton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : J. Wiley and Sons, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Replaces Comptona s Manual of Field Geology (1962). A guide to advances in the increasingly broad and interpretive discipline of formation mapping theory.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Compton
ISBN: 0471829021 9780471829027
OCLC Number: 301031779
Description: xi, 398 p. : ill
Contents: Philosophy and Organization of a Field Study. Basic Equipment and Its Uses. Basic Procedures at Outcrops. Identifying Rocks in the Field. Mapping Rock Units and Structures. Geologic Mapping on a Topographic Base. Use of Aerial Photographs and Other Remote Imagery. Mapping with the Plane Table and Alidade. Primary Features of Marine Sedimentary Rocks. Surficial Sediments; Continental Environments. Stratigraphic Sections. Features of Deformed Rocks. Volcanic Structures and Field Relations. Field Studies of Plutons. Field Studies of Metamorphic Rocks. Preparing Illustrations and Writing Reports. Appendices. Index.
Responsibility: Robert R. Compton.
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