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The Jordan Rift Valley

By: Aharon Horowitz

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #127007 | ISBN: 9058093514
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Presents a synthesis of almost 150 years of research along the Jordan Rift Valley, where tectonics and climate cariations interwove to create a succession of natural landscapes.


Preface; Acknowledgements; Acknowledgements for permissions to reproduce data and photographs; Introduction: The singularity of the Jordan Rift Valley; History of ideas and research; The Jordan Rift Valley at present; The pre-neogene geology of the near East; The lithostratigraphy of the Embryonic and Eritrean stages; Palynostratigraphy, continuous sequences and unconformities; Chronostratigraphy, paleogeography and environments of the Embryonic and Eritrean stages; Geophysics; Structural history; Tectonics: Models and debates; Stratigraphy of the artefact-bearing sequences; Paleoecology of man; Appendix: The nature and history of motion along the Dead Sea Transform (Rift); References; References Index; Subject Index.

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