Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Geology of the Pacific Northwest

Book - 2002
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Publisher's description: The unfolding of geologic thought and theory as it is applied to the Pacific Northwest is unique. In that regard, the authors of "Geology of the Pacific Northwest" were motivated to produce a book that explains the role of tectonic plate movements and particularly accretionary events as fundamental processes of northwest geologic history.
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2002
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780073661780
Branch Call Number: 557.95 O755g 2002
Characteristics: xii, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Orr, Elizabeth L.


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Each chapter covers a specific subregion, allowing access for students and for the casual reader. The authors' central theme that continental plate tectonics are the fundamental processes of Northwest geologic history permeates throughout the book.

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