A Geologic Time Scale 1989

A Geologic Time Scale 1989


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ISBN-13: 9780521387651
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/29/1990
Series: Cambridge Earth Science Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; List of figures; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The chronometric (numerical) scale; 3. The chronostratic scale; 4. Isotopic methods, dates, precision and database; 5. Chronometric calibration of stage boundaries; 6. The magnetostratigraphic time scale; 7. Geologic events and the time scale; Appendices; References and selected bibliography; General index; Stratigraphic index.

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