Geological Formation Names of China (1866-2000) is the only catalogue on stratigraphic nomenclature for China in the world to keep two writing types (Wade-Giles Romanization and Chinese Phonetic Alphabet) so as to provide convenience for domestic and overseas readers.
The catalogue is intended for specialists and graduates in Geosciences and Stratigraphy. Shouxin Zhang (1927-2006) was stratigrapher and research professor at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1. Introduction.- 2. Content.- 3. Notes to the Style.- 4. Text of the Catalogue.- 5. A-U.- 6. W-Z.- (The catalogue is in order of alphabet). 7. Appendix.- 8. Chinese Index of Geological Formation Names.