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Geological history of Britain and Ireland

Author: R A Strachan; N H Woodcock
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R A Strachan; N H Woodcock
ISBN: 0632036567 9780632036561
OCLC Number: 222951699
Description: viii, 423 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Introduction:. 1. Regional Geological History: Why And How:N. H. Woodcock & R. A. Strachan. 2. Geological Framework Of Britain And Ireland: R. E. Holdsworth, N. H. Woodcock & R. A. Strachan. Part II: The Northern Margin Of The Iapetus Ocean:. 3. Early Earth History And Development Of The Archaean Crust: R. A. Strachan. 4. Proterozoic Sedimentation, Orogenesis And Magmatism On The Laurentian Craton: R. A. Strachan & R. E. Holdsworth. 5. Late Neoproterozoic To Early Ordovician Passive Margin Sedimentation Along The Laurentian Margin: R. A. Strachan & R. E. Holdsworth. 6. The Grampian Orogeny: Mid-Ordovician Arc-Continent Collision Along The Laurentian Margin: R. A. Strachan. 7. Mid-Ordovician To Silurian Sedimentation And Tectonics On The Northern Active Margin Of Iapetus: R. A. Strachan. Part III: The Southern Margin Of The Iapetus Ocean:. 8. Neoproterozoic To Cambrian Accretionary History Of Eastern Avalonia And Armorica: R. A. Strachan. 9. The Cambrian And Earliest Ordovician Quiescent Margin Of Gondwana: N. H. Woodcock. 10. Ordovician Volcanism And Sedimentation On Eastern Avalonia: N. H. Woodcock. 11. Late Ordovician To Silurian Evolution Of Eastern Avalonia During Convergence With Laurentia: N. H. Woodcock. Part IV: The End Of The Iapetus Ocean:. 12. The Caledonian Orogeny: A Multiple Plate Collision: N. H. Woodcock & R. A. Strachan. 13. Devonian Sedimentation And Volcanism On The Old Red Sandstone Continent: N. H. Woodcock. Part V: The Variscan Cycle: Consolidation Of Pangaea:. 14. Carboniferous Sedimentation And Volcanism On The Laurussian Margin: P. D. Guion, P. Gutteridge & S. J. Davies. 15. The Variscan Orogeny: The Welding Of Pangaea: L. N. Warr. Part VI: Post-Variscan Intraplate Setting:. 16. Permian To Late Triassic Post-Orogenic Collapse And Early Atlantic Rifting: A. H. Ruffell & R. G. Shelton. 17. Late Triassic To Jurassic: The Beginning Of The End For Pangaea: S. P. Hesselbo. 18. Early Cretaceous: Rifting And Sedimentation Before The Flood: A. S. Gale. 19. Late Cretaceous To Early Tertiary Deposition Through The Global Highstand: A. S. Gale. 20. Tertiary Events: The North Atlantic Plume And Alpine Pulses: R. Anderton. 21. The Quaternary: The History Of An Ice Age: N. H. Woodcock
Responsibility: edited by Nigel H. Woodcock, Rob Strachan.


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