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Antarctica: Contributions to Global Earth Sciences

Edited By: DK Fütterer

492 pages, 289 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #157840 | ISBN: 3540306730
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About this book

Sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refer to most recent geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. The Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history is considered as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. Particular emphasis is given to the connection of the Antarctic and the surrounding continents when forming part of Gondwana.


Contents

History of Antarctic Research * Antarctica - The Old Core * The Continent Beneath the Ice * Gondwana Margins in Antarctica * Antarctic Peninsula - Active Margin Tectonics * Antarctic Rift Tectonics * Antarctic Neotectonics, Observatories and Data Bases * Sediments as Indicators for Antarctic Environment and Climate.


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