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Basic Geological Mapping

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ISBN-10: 047084986X

ISBN-13: 9780470849866

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: John W. Barnes, Richard J. Lisle

List price: $39.95
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Geological mapping cannot be taught by lectures or in a laboratory, it must be learnt in the field. Now in its fourth edition, this is a basic guide to field techniques in mapping geology. Concise and pocket sized so that it can be carried in the field for instant reference. Basic Geological Mapping, Fourth Edition provides the reader with all the necessary practical information and techniques they need. It covers a wide spectrum of different conditions, needs and types of countries. Features include: New sections on GPS and computerised methods to provide readers with all the up-to-date developments and techniques Aspects of field safety Comprehensive check-list of equipment needed to cover most needs Advice on the use of aerial photographs in mapping To complete the main text, there are chapters on preparing cross-sections, drafting and presenting 'fair copy' maps, drawing geological diagrams for inclusion in reports and how to present the final report. This is an ideal field guide to geological mapping for 2 nd /3 rd year undergraduates and postgraduates of Geology, Hydrogeology and Geological Engineering. Geology teachers and amateur geologists may find it a handy guide.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 4.50" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Instruments and Equipment
Geological Maps and Base Maps
Methods of Geological Mapping
Field Measurements and Techniques
Rocks, Fossils and Ores
Field Maps and Field Notebooks
Fair Copy Maps and Other Illustrations
Cross-Sections and Three-Dimensional Illustration
Geological Reports
Appendices