The Later Proterozoic Torridonian Rocks of Scotland

The Later Proterozoic Torridonian Rocks of Scotland

by A. D. Stewart
     
 

The Torridonian sediments formed in a Proterozoic rift nearly contemporaneous with the Keweenawan Supergroup of North America. The book contains the first complete field description of rocks and sedimentary environments in which they formed, together with a comprehensive examination of their tectonic, palaeoclimatic significance, palaeomagnetism and diagenesis. It… See more details below

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The Torridonian sediments formed in a Proterozoic rift nearly contemporaneous with the Keweenawan Supergroup of North America. The book contains the first complete field description of rocks and sedimentary environments in which they formed, together with a comprehensive examination of their tectonic, palaeoclimatic significance, palaeomagnetism and diagenesis. It includes the results of over forty years work by the author, most of it previously unpublished.

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ISBN-13:
9781862391031
Publisher:
Geological Society Publishing House
Publication date:
08/21/2002
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 12.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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