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

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Series: The Phanerozoic Geology of the World Volume: 1

Edited By: M Moullade and AEM Nairn

695 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1996 | #51023 | ISBN: 0444820906
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This is the second collection of articles on the Palaeozoic. The articles cover the geology of a wide variety of areas, including one of the first reviews on the Palaeozoic geology of Asiatic Russia. It also contains an up-to-date overview of the geology of southern Europe, and articles on South America.


1. The Paleozoic Geology of Asiatic Russia (V.N. Pushkov). 1A: The Uralo-Mongolian Fold System. Introduction. Urals, Pay-Khoy Range, Islands of Vaigatch and Novaya Zemlya (Uralo-Novozemlian Fold Belt). Southern Tyan-Shan. Ghissar and North Pamirs: Variscides with a Short Wilson Cycle. Kazakhstano-Kirghizian Folded Area (Eastern Kazakhstan, Northern and Central Tyan-Shan). Ob-Zayasan-Zaaltayan Fold System. Altay-Sayanian Fold Belt. 1B: The Siberian Platform and Taymyro-Severozemlian Fold Belt. Introduction. The Siberian Platform. Taymyro-Severozemlian Fold Belt. 1C: Eastern Regions of Russia. Northeastern USSR (Verkhoyano-Chukotskian and Kamchatsko-Koryakian Fold Systems. Zabaikalian (Transbaikalian) Region and Far East of Siberia. References. 2. Upper Carboniferous to Permian Stratigraphic Framework of South-Western Europe and its Implications - an Overview (G. Cassinis). Introduction. Regional Review. Synthesis and Comparisons. Paleogeographic Evaluations and Implications. Acknowledgements. References. 3. Paleozoic and Triassic Geology of Sundaland (M.E. Brookfield). Introduction. Sibumasu Terrane. Northwest of the Shan Plateau. SW of Sibumasu. Indochina. Central Belt Terranes. Northeast Belt. Islands. Reconstructions. Acknowledgements. References. 4. Geologic and Paleogeographic Development of Southern South America (Excluding Brazil) in the Late Proterozoic and Early Paleozoic (G. Gonzalez-Bonorino, E. Llambias). Introduction. Morphostructural Divisions. Distribution of the Lower Paleozoic. The Precambrian Heritage. Interregional Stratigraphic Framework. Sedimentation. Magmatism and Metamorphism. Orogenesis and Epeirogenesis. Transgressions and Regressions. Lower Paleozoic Suspect Terranes. Paleogeographic Development and Climate. The Global Scene. Synoptic Paleotectonic Evolution. Acknowledgements. References. 5. The Neo-Paleozoic Basins of Southern South America (R. R. Andreis, S. Archangelsky). Introduction. IIIA: Argentina and Central and Southern Chile. Introduction. Paganzo, Calingasta-Uspallata, Rio Blanco, and San Rafael Basins of Argentina. Chaco-Parana, Sauce Grande, and Colorado, Basins of Argentina. Tepuel-Genoa and La Golondrina Basins. Malvinas Area. Antarctic Peninsula. Central and Southern Areas of Chile. Gondwanic Magmatism in Central-Southern Argentina and Chile. IIIB: Parana Basin of Southern Brazil, Northeastern Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Introduction. Lithostratigraphy of the Parana Basin. Evolution of the Parana Basin. Mega- and Microfloras of the Parana Basin. IIIC: The Central Andcan Basins. Introduction. Lithostratigraphy. Basin Evolution. Diastrophism. Magmatism. Paleontology. References.

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