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The Geology of North America : an overview

Author: Albert W Bally; Allison R Palmer
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1989.
Series: Geology of North America, v. A.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Summaries of the major features of the geology of North America and the adjacent oceanic regions are presented in 20 chapters. Topics covered include concise reviews of current thinking about Precambrian basement, Phanerozoic orogens, cratonic basins, passive-margin geology of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions, marine and terrestrial geology of the Caribbean region and economic geology.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Geology of North America.
Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1989
(DLC) 89007536
(OCoLC)19589494
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert W Bally; Allison R Palmer
ISBN: 9780813754451 0813754453
OCLC Number: 597006174
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 619 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: North America; plate-tectonic setting and tectonic elements --
The gravity anomaly map of North America --
The magnetic anomaly map of North America; a new tool for regional geologic mapping --
The seismic structure of the continental crust and upper mantle of North America --
North Atlantic Ocean basin; aspects of geologic structure and evolution --
The Atlantic passive margin --
Evolution of the northern Gulf of Mexico, with emphasis on Cenozoic growth faulting and the role of salt --
Pharenozoic evolution of the North American Cordillera; United States and Canada --
An outline of the geology of Mexico --
The northeast Pacific Ocean and Hawaii --
Geologic history of the Caribbean and Central America --
The evolution of the Appalachian chain --
The Arctic Islands --
The Ouachita system --
Phanerozoic basins of North America --
Precambrian geology and tectonic history of North America --
The Quaternary --
Fresh water of the North American continent; a profile --
North American fossil fuels. Mineral resources of North America.
Series Title: Geology of North America, v. A.
Responsibility: edited by Albert W. Bally, Allison R. Palmer.

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Summaries of the major features of the geology of North America and the adjacent oceanic regions are presented in 20 chapters. Topics covered include concise reviews of current thinking about Precambrian basement, Phanerozoic orogens, cratonic basins, passive-margin geology of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions, marine and terrestrial geology of the Caribbean region and economic geology.

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