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Field guide to selected Jamaican geological localities

Field guide to selected Jamaican geological localities

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Published by Mines and Geology Division in Kingston, Jamaica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Jamaica.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by R.M. Wright ; contributors: T. Jackson ... [et al.] ; prepared for the joint Geological Society of America/Geological Society of Jamaica field trip, November 21-23, 1974.
    SeriesSpecial publication - Mines and Geology Division, Ministry of Mining & Natural Resources (Jamaica) ; no. 1
    ContributionsWright, Raymond M., 1940-, Jamaica. Mines and Geology Division, Geological Society of America., Geological Society of Jamaica.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 leaves, [7] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22065584M

    Field Guide to the Geological Evolution of the Maastrichtian Rocks of the Central Inlier, Jamaica. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science Vol Donovan, S.K. Field Guide to the Geology of the Eocene Chapelton Formation (Yellow Limestone Group), Western Central Inlier. Caribbean Journal of Earth Science Vol Broadly, the book proceeds from pre-field considerations to methods of observation and measurement, and then to recognition of key geologic features, and finally to preparation of a report. Chapter 1 presents the general philosophy of field geology together with the steps in a typical field project.

    Petuch, Edward J.; Roberts, Charles. Author Edward J. Petuch, Charles Roberts. Designed to be a field guide as well as a reference, the book is illustrated with photographs of exposed geologic sections, stratotype localities, collection sites, and details of interesting fossil Rating: % positive.   The formation of a geological society in Jamaica was dependent upon attaining a sufficient number of interested geologists on the island. Although the earliest study of Jamaican geology dated to the s (De la Beche), few major geologists worked on the island in the 19th (Barrett, Sawkins, Hill) and early 20th centuries (Matley, Trechmann).

    This field guide provides the first synthesis of the principal localities in this area of Western Ireland, and presents an easily accessible handbook that will guide the reader to, and within, a wide range of sedimentary facies, allowing an understanding of the evolving nature of the fill of this Carboniferous basin and the context of its. Basic Geological Mapping The Geological Field Guide Series.


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