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A symposium on continental drift,

Author: P M S Blackett, Baron Blackett; Edward Crisp Bullard, Sir; S K Runcorn; Royal Society (Great Britain)
Publisher: London, Royal Society, 1965.
Series: Philosophical Transactions, no. 1088.
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Blackett, P.M.S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974.
Symposium on continental drift.
London, Royal Society, 1965
(OCoLC)647066171
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P M S Blackett, Baron Blackett; Edward Crisp Bullard, Sir; S K Runcorn; Royal Society (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 477989
Description: x, 323 pages, A6 pages illustrations, maps 30 cm.
Contents: Palaeomagnetic comparisons between Europe and North America / S.K. Runcorn --
Geological evidence bearing upon continental drift / T.S. Westoll --
Palaeomagnetic data from the Gondwanic continents / K.M. Creer --
The fit of the continents around the Atlantic / Sir Edward Bullard, J.E. Everett and A. Gilbert Smith --
Discussion / J.H. Taylor, M.G. Rutten, A.L. Hales, R.M. Shackleton, A.E. Nairn, W.B. Harland --
Transcurrent faulting in the ocean floor / V. Acquier --
Transcurrent faults in continental areas / C.R. Allen --
Tectonic fabric of the Atlantic and Indian oceans and continental drift / B.C. Heezen and Marie Tharp --
Discussion / J. Sutton --
The world-wide oceanic rise-ridge system / H.W. Menard --
The formation of new oceanic crust / R.W. Girdler --
Discussion / J.L. Worzel, R.L. Fisher, D. Davies, T.F. Gaskell, S.E. Hollingworth, R.W. Girdler, E.R. Oxburgh, H.W. Menard --
Evidence from ocean islands suggesting movements in the earth / J. Tuzo Wilson --
Petrological and geochemical evidence for convection in the earth's mantle / G.D. Nicholls --
Geochronology and continental drift --
the North Atlantic / J.A. Miller. Appendix. The structural unity of the reconstructed North Atlantic continent / F.J. Fitch --
Tectonics and continental drift / J. Goguel --
Evidence of crustal drift from Icelandic geology / G.P.L. Walker --
Discussion / L.U. De Sitter, H.W. Menard, P. Henderson, M.G. Rutten, M.-J. Graindor, W.B. Harland, M.H.P. Bott, J.A. Miller --
Continental structure and drift / G.J.F. MacDonald --
Changes in the convection pattern in the earth's mantle and continental drift : evidence for a cold origin of the earth / S.K. Runcorn --
Heat transfer and convection currents / D.C. Tozer --
Discussion / J.A. O'Keefe, J.L. Worzel, R.W. Girdler, M.H.P. Bott --
Phase changes and convection in the earth's mantle / J. Verhoogen --
Convection in a non-Newtonian mantle, continental drift, and mountain building / E. Orowan --
Discussion / Sir Harold Jeffreys, F.A. Vening Meinesz, P.N. Kropotkin, J.D. Bernal, M.G. Rutten.
Series Title: Philosophical Transactions, no. 1088.
Responsibility: organized for the Royal Society by P.M.S. Blackett, Sir Edward Bullard and S.K. Runcorn.

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