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Geology of the South Atlantic Islands

By: Raoul C Mitchell-Thomé(Author)
367 pages, 106 b/w illustrations, 95 tables
Geology of the South Atlantic Islands
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In this book, the South Atlantic Islands, grouped accordingly to their nationality Brazil, England, Portugal and Spain are discussed. With the exception of the Falkland Islands, all the islands are volcanic or have a volcanic foundation. Marine erosion is taking a drastic toll. Petrographical and chemical evolution of rock formations is described and compared with those of other islands in the North Atlantic.

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction   1

The Brazilian Islands
Chapter 2: Saint Paul Rocks   4
Chapter 3: Fernando de Noronha   12
Chapter 4: Rocas Atoll   65
Chapter 5: Trindade   67
Chapter 6: Martin Van Archipelago   102

The Portuguese Islands
Chapter 7: Sao Tome   105
Chapter 8: Principe   125
Chapter 9: Fernando Poo   146
Chapter 10: Annobon   156

The British Islands
Chapter 11: Ascension   162
Chapter 12: St. Helena   195
Chapter 13: Tristan da Cunha Group   224
Chapter 14: Gough Island   286
Chapter 15: Falkland Islands   306

Abstract   336
Zusammenfassung   337
Bibliography   341
Subject Index   351
Index of Fossil Names   356
Locality Index   358
Author Index   365

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By: Raoul C Mitchell-Thomé(Author)
367 pages, 106 b/w illustrations, 95 tables
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