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Structural Geology: Of Rocks and Regions

Textbook

By: George H Davis and Stephen J Reynolds

776 pages, B/w photos, figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Mar 1996 | Edition: 2 | #50980 | ISBN: 0471526215
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NHBS Price: £199.99 $252/€237 approx

About this book

Undergraduate textbook, providing a perspective for identifying relationships that are critical to the interpretation of structures. Techniques, methods, experiments and calculations are described in detail.


Contents

FUNDAMENTALS. Nature of Structural Geology. Kinematic Analysis. Dynamic Analysis. Deformation Mechanisms and Microstructures. STRUCTURES. Joints and Shear Fractures. Faults. Folds. Cleavage, Foliation, and Lineation. Shear Zones and Progressive Deformation. Plate Tectonics. Concluding Thoughts. DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS. References. Indexes.

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