Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences: General 

Mantle Plumes

By: Yu P Orovetskii

245 pages, Figs

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #100690 | ISBN: 9054107928
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £124.00 $166/€141 approx

About this book

Several aspects of interpretation of geophysical data applied to the study of tectonics, geodynamics, metamorphism and magmatism are discussed. Examines the internal structure and development of mantle plumes, their metamorphic effects, major features of palingenic and anatectic granite formation and the anorthosite-rapakivi granite problem. The extent of megaintrusive emplacements is also evaluated, along with presentations of the tectonic and geodynamic roles of mantle plumes.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

A Concise Geologic Time Scale: 2016

NHBS Price: £39.50 $53/€45 approx

The Planet in a Pebble

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€11 approx

Principles of Geology, Volume 2

NHBS Price: £38.99 $52/€44 approx

Earth's Deep History

NHBS Price: £20.50 $27/€23 approx

Earth Story - DVD (Region 2 & 4)

NHBS Price: £16.00 inc VAT $21/€18 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194