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Global Tectonics By Philip Kearey (Lecturer in Applied Geophysics, University of Bristol)

Global Tectonics by Philip Kearey (Lecturer in Applied Geophysics, University of Bristol)

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A presentation of the geological and geophysical techniques involved in elucidating the theory of plate tectonics. It is designed to cover all important aspects of the subject and examines recent ideas concerning plate margins and their manifestations in plate interiors.

Global Tectonics Summary

Global Tectonics by Philip Kearey (Lecturer in Applied Geophysics, University of Bristol)

This text aims to give a balanced representation of the geological and geophysical techniques involved in elucidating the theory of plate tectonics, and is designed to be suitable for courses beyond the general introductory level. It covers all important aspects of the subject and presents modern ideas concerning plate margins and their manifestations in plate interiors.

Table of Contents

Internal structure of the Earth; continental drift; sea floor spreading; the framework of plate tectonics; ocean ridges and continental rifts; transform and transcurrent faults; subduction zones; mountain ranges; the mechanisms of plate tectonics; implications of plate tectonics.

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GOR002722048
Global Tectonics by Philip Kearey (Lecturer in Applied Geophysics, University of Bristol)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1993-01-12
320
0632024240
9780632024247
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