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The geological history of serpentines including studies of pre-cambrian rocks

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Published by Dawson Bros. in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Sterry Hunt.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 63899.
    ContributionsRoyal Society of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. [165]-215.
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19854348M
    ISBN 10066563899X

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    Volcanic dust, climate change, tsunamis, earthquakes--geoscience explores phenomena that profoundly affect our lives. But more than that, as Doug Macdougall makes clear, the science also provides important clues to the future of the planet. In an entertaining and accessibly written narrative, Macdougall gives an overview of Earth's astonishing history based on information extracted from rocks. The presence of intensively metamorphosed pre-Cambrian rocks that include small bodies of rock which may be Archean in age has been established; for the most part, however, the pre-Cambrian rocks are Proterozoic and include several thick patches of tillites, that is, metamorphosed boulder clays that point to very ancient glaciations.


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Geological history of serpentines including studies of pre-cambrian rocks. Montreal: Dawson Bros., (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sterry Hunt; Royal Society of Canada.

I.—The Geological History of The Serpentines, Including Studies of Pre-Cambrian Rocks. By Thomas Sterry Hunt, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S. From the Trans. Roy. Soc. Canada. The geological history of serpentines including studies of pre-cambrian rocks [electronic resource] / By Thomas Sterry Hunt and Royal Society of Canada.

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