Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps

ISBN-10: 0340809566

ISBN-13: 9780340809563

Edition: 7th 2003 (Revised)

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Description: 'An Introduction to Geological Structures & Maps' is a concise text that leads the students in easy stages from the simplest ideas on geological structures right through to the more advanced geological mapping techniques. The approach this book adopts is designed to help students with little or no supervision: each new topic is simply explained and illustrated by figures, and exercises are set on successive maps. If students are unable to complete a problem, they can read on to obtain more specific instructions on how theory may be used to solve the problem in question. This considerably enlarged seventh edition aims to make the book even more user friendly and bring it into line with present trends in map syllabuses. This edition includes photographs that will significantly add to the understanding of geological structures already illustrated by text-figures and block diagrams in the appendix. The appendix has been fully updated and now includes completed sections of all maps and solutions to the map problems, which enables the reader to check that his or her attempts have been successfully carried out.

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List price: $50.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

List of plates
Preface to the current edition
Preface to previous editions
Key to maps
Horizontal and dipping strata
'Three-point' problems
Unconformities
Folding
Map solution without structure contours 1
Faults
Map solution without structure contours 2
More folds and faulted folds
Igneous features
Planetary geology
Economic problems
Complex structures
Appendix
Index
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