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The Geology of Devon

Author: E M Durrance; D J C Laming
Publisher: Exeter : University of Exeter, 1982
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Devon shows perhaps one of the most varied displays of geology in the British Isles. The Geology of Devon covers the geological development of the county and adjacent areas from Devonian times to the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E M Durrance; D J C Laming
ISBN: 0859892476 9780859892476
OCLC Number: 13793233
Description: xxi, 346 pages, 20 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, plans, 1 portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword-J. W. MurrayPreface-Geological Field WorkA Code for Geological Field WorkContributorsList of PlatesAcknowledgementsChapter One: Introduction, E.M. Durrance and D.J.C. LamingChapter Two: The Devonian Rocks, E.B. Selwood and E.M. DurranceChapter Three: The Carboniferous Rocks, J.M. ThomasChapter Four: The Variscan Structures, E.B. Selwood, E.C. Freshney and E.M. DurranceChapter Five: The Dartmoor Granite and Later Volcanic Rocks, J.R. HawkesChapter Six: Metalliferous Mineralisation, K.E. Beer and R.C. ScrivenerChapter Seven: The New Red Sandstone, D.J.C LamingChapter Eight: The Marine Rocks of the Mesozoic, M.B. HartChapter Nine: The Tertiary Sedimentary Rocks, R.A. Edwards and E.C. FreshneyChapter Ten: The Tertiary Igneous Complex of Lundy, J. DangerfieldChapter Eleven: Industrial Minerals, A. Vincent and C. NicholasChapter Twelve: Hydrogeology, C.D.N TubbReferencesIndex
Responsibility: edited by E.M. Durrance and D.J.C. Laming.


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