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Geology and petrology of the Galápagos Islands [by] A.R. McBirney [and] Howel Williams. With chemical analyses by Ken-ichiro Aoki.

; Williams, Howel, 1898-1980, author
[Boulder, Colo.] Geological Society of America, 1969.
ISBN , 0813711185, 9780813711188

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Other Authors Williams, Howel, 1898-1980,
Subjects Galapagos Islands.
Geologia -- Equador.
Geology -- Galapagos Islands.
Geology.
Petrologia -- Equador.
Petrology -- Galapagos Islands.
Petrology.
Series Memoir (Geological Society of America) ; 118.
Description xiii, 197 pages illustrations, maps (some folded) 26 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-192).
Contents Abstract -- Review of literature -- Regional setting of the archipelago -- Uplifted submarine volcanic rocks -- Younger volcanoes -- Pattern of fractures and faults -- Uplift and subsidence -- Age of the islands -- Possible continental connections -- Floating pumice as a means of biological dispersal -- Petrology -- References cited -- Index.
Geographic Area Galapagos Islands
Network Numbers (OCoLC)72120
(OCoLC)ocm00072120
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities McBirney, Alexander R.
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