Source book in geology, 1900-1950. Edited by Kirtley F. Mather.

Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1967.

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Subjects Geology -- History.
Géologie - Histoire.
Géologie -- 20e siècle.
Géologie -- Histoire -- Sources.
Géologie -- Histoire.
Series Source books in the history of the sciences.
Description xv, 435 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Sequel to a source book in geology published in 1939, reprinted in 1964.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Secondary Enrichment of Ore Deposits / Samuel Franklin Emmons -- Diastrophism as the Ultimate Basis of Correlation / Thomas Crowder Chamberlin -- The Sculpture of Mountains by Glaciers / William Morris Davis -- Origin of Limestone Caverns / William Morris Davis -- Structure and Cleavage / Friedrich Becke -- The Constitution of the Interior of the Earth as Revealed by Earthquakes / Richard Dixon Oldham -- Dreikanter and Ventifacts / John William Evans -- Principles of Paleogeography / Charles Schuchert -- The Profile of Maturity in Alpine Glacial Erosion / Willard Drake Johnson -- Elastic Rebound: The Cause of Tectonic Earthquakes / Harry Fielding Reid -- Metasomatism / Waldemar Lindgren -- Movement of Stones by Frost Action / Axel Hamberg -- Criteria for the Recognition of Ancient Delta Deposits / Joseph Barrell -- The Status of the Theory of Isostasy / Joseph Barrell -- Swinging Sealevel of the Ice Age / Reginald Aldworth Daly -- Origin of Submarine "Canyons" / Reginald Aldworth Daly -- Radioactive Timekeepers / Ernest Rutherford -- Classification and Duration of the Pleistocene Period / George Frederick Kay -- Solifluction, a Component of Subaerial Denudation / Johan Gunner Andersson -- Quartz as a Geological Thermometer / Frederic Eugene Wright and Esper Signius Larsen, Jr. -- Sedimentation in Geosynclines / Owen Thomas Jones -- The Significance of Red Color in Sediments / Percy Edward Raymond -- The Rate of Regional Denudation / Richard Bryant Dole and Herman Stabler -- The Mineral Facies of Rocks / Pentii Eelis Eskola -- On the Principles of Metamorphic Differentiation / Pentii Eelis Eskola -- The Origin of Granitic Magmas / Pentii Eelis Eskola -- The Geologic Role of Dilatancy / Warren Judson Mead -- A Geochemical Genetic Classification of Pegmatites / Akeksandr Yevgen'Yevich Fersman -- On the Direction of Magnetization in Basalt / Motonori Matsuyama -- The Batholith Problem / Hans Cloos -- Convection-currents in the Earth / Felix Andries Vening-Meinesz -- Mountain Pediments / Kirk Bryan -- Cryopedology -- The Study of Frozen Ground and Intensive Frost-Action with Suggestions on Nomenclature / Krik Bryan -- The Mountain-building Cycle / Walter Hermann Bucher -- The Cycle of Erosion / Walther Penck -- Active and Passive Glacial Ice and a Classification of Glaciers / Hans Wilhelmsson Ahlmann -- Mobility of the Earth's Interior / Beno Gutenberg -- The Time Factor in Plutonic Geology / Herbert Harold Read -- The Structure of Silicates / William Lawrence Bragg -- Syneclises, Anticlises, Placanticlines, and Associated Structures / Nikolay Sergeyevich Shatskiy -- An Experimental Study of the Physics of Blown Sand / Ralph Alger Bagnold -- Immobility of Settled Dust and Loess / Ralph Alger Bagnold -- Transformation of Organic Material into Petroleum under Geological Conditions: "The Geological Fence" / Benjamin Burton Cox -- Correlation and Extent of Pennsylvanian Cyclothems / Harold Rollin Wanless and James Marvin Weller -- North Atlantic Deep-sea Cores / Wilmot Hugh Bradley, Milton Nunn Bramlette, Joseph Augustine Cushman, and Lloyd George Henbest -- Mobility and Inertness of Components in Metasomatism / Dimitriy Sergeyevich Korshinskiy -- The Solubility of Water in Granite Magmas / Roy Waldemar Goranson -- An Instrumental Earthquake Magnitude Scale / Charles Francis Richter -- The Cycle of Activity of a Lava Flow / Fred Mason Bullard -- The Megascopic and Field Classification of Sedimentary Rocks / Paul Dimitri Krynine -- Modern Concepts of Clay Minerals / Ralph Early Grim -- The Role of Temperature in Metamorphism -- Martin Julian Buerger -- Entrapment of Petroleum under Hydrodynamic Conditions / Marion King Hubbert -- Geosynclinal Nomenclature and the Craton / George Marshall Kay -- Studies of Redox Potential of Marine Sediments / Claude Ephraim Zobell -- Concept of the Graded River / Joseph Hoover Mackin -- Interpretation of the Stratigraphic Distribution of Foraminifera in Bottom Samples from the Equatorial Atlantic Ocean / Wolfgang Ernst Schott -- Drowned Ancient Islands of the Pacific Basin / Harry Hammond Hess -- Mechanics of the Formation of Folds / Vladimir Vladimirovich Belousov -- The Evolution of Landscapes / Lester Charles King -- Radiocarbon Dating / Willard Frank Libby -- The Pattern and Possible Cause of Young Mountain Ranges and Island Arcs / John Tuzo Wilson -- Experimental Flow of Rocks under Conditions Favoring Recrystallization / David Tressel Griggs -- Recent and Pleistocene Coral Reefs of Australia / Rhodes Whitmore Fairbridge -- The Stability and Significance of Magnetism in Sedimentary Rocks / John Warren Graham.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)773732
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mather, Kirtley F. 1888-1978,
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