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Continental Flood Basalts

Series: Petrology and Structural Geology Volume: 3

By: JD Macdougall(Editor)

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #237394 | ISBN-13: 9789048184583
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Hardback | Oct 1988 | #237393 | ISBN: 9027728062
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About this book

This book describes flood basalt formations around the world. These geological formations are the result of giant volcanic eruptions or series of eruptions that coat large stretches of land or ocean floor with basalt lava.


Contents

- The Columbia River Basalt
- Flood Basalt Volcanism in the Northwestern United States
- The Ethiopian Flood Basalt Province
- The North Atlantic Tertiary Province
- Deccan Traps
- Continental Flood Volcanism From the Parana Basin (Brazil)
- The Karoo Province
- Traps of the Siberian Platform
- Cenozoic Basaltic Rocks in Eastern China
- Continental Flood Basalts and MORB: A Brief Discussion of Similarities and Differences in their Petrogenesis


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