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The Phanerozoic Geology of the World, Volume 1: The Palaeozoic, A

Series: The Phanerozoic Geology of the World Volume: 1

Edited By: M Moullade and A Nairn

430 pages, Illus, tabs, maps


Hardback | Dec 1991 | #15384 | ISBN: 0444873848
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Covers Southern Africa, India and Pakistan.

I highly recommend this book to paleozoic buffs and the general reader interested in this important part of Earth history and look forward to future books in this series. Libraries should certainly be encouraged to buy a copy, because it provides an invaluable data bank that will stand for many years. Geotimes Overall, I found this to be a useful introduction and reference book for the Paleozoic of some of the Gondwana continents. Each chapter was generally well written and included an extensive bibliography for the region. American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists Newsletter


Preface. Contributors. 1. Southern Africa (B.R. Turner). Pre-Cape Paleozoic Rocks. Cape Supergroup. Karoo Sequence. 2.India (V.J. Gupta and M.E. Brookfield). High Himalaya. Lesser Himalaya. Indian Shield. 3. Pakistan (M.J. Khan and M. Hymayun). Hindukush - Karakorum. Gondwana Sequence. Lesser Himalayas. Baluchistan and Sind. Paleozoic Igneous Activity. Geologic Evolution. 4. Late Cambrian and Paleozoic Rocks of Iran and Afghanistan (H. Wensink). Late Precambrian. Eocambrian and Cambrian System. Ordovician System. Silurian System. Devonian System. Carboniferous System. Permian System. Paleogeography - Tectonism - Volcanism. 5. China (Zhang Shouxin and Zhen Yongyi). Cambrian. Ordovician. Silurian. Devonian. Carboniferous. Permian. Australia, Part I (R.H. Findlay, J.C. Aitchison, P.G. Flood and D.J.D. Kleeman). Tasman Orogenic Zone. First Cycle. Second Cycle. Third Cycle. Paleozoic Granitoids and Associated Volcanics. 7.Antarctica (R.H. Findlay). Cambrian to Ordovician Developments. Ordovician to Cretaceous Developments.

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