Gondwana Six: Structure, Tectonics, and Geophysics by Garry D. McKenzie

By Garry D. McKenzie

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Published by means of the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

The Columbus symposium attracted a hundred and fifty scientist from 19 nations to 5 days of technical periods, six box journeys, fee and dealing team conferences, and workshops. themes lined within the technical periods have been in general just like these of prior conferences and integrated reconstruction of Gondwanaland, vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, biogeography, glacial geology, Gondwana stratigraphy, monetary geology, and tectonics and sedimentation at plate margins. A outstanding distinction used to be in geographic assurance. As could be anticipated at a gathering co-hosted by way of the Institute of Polar reviews and the dep. of Geology and Minerology on the Ohio nation collage, the point of interest of the assembly was once on Antarctica, with forty five% of the 102 papers overlaying the Ross Sea region, West Antarctica, and northerly Victoria Land.

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Gondwana Six: Structure, Tectonics, and Geophysics

Concerning the ProductPublished by way of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence. The Columbus symposium attracted one hundred fifty scientist from 19 nations to 5 days of technical periods, six box journeys, fee and dealing crew conferences, and workshops. themes lined within the technical periods have been in most cases just like these of past conferences and incorporated reconstruction of Gondwanaland, vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, biogeography, glacial geology, Gondwana stratigraphy, monetary geology, and tectonics and sedimentation at plate margins.

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378] concludes that in some places, Admiralty Intrusives cut the boundary faults of the three terranes. , 1981, p. 82], suggest that since the Carboniferous, at the latest, the three terranes had a common history. Age Records of Northern Victoria Land All radiometric results including quoted ones are calculated with the constants recommended by the International Union of Geological Scientists [Steiger and Jager, 1977]. Error estimates are given as 95% confidence intervals of the analytical precision.

This is the presence of pea-sized and larger well-rounded clasts of white quartz and, less commonly, quartz-rich rock fragments. These appear as beds up to several meters in thickness or as discontinuous streaks in sandstone. Most commonly, these pebbles and cobbles are matrix supported by a fine- to medium-grained sandy matrix. While not well sorted, the clasts are exceptionally well rounded. These are rarely clast-supported conglomerates, and volumetrically, the gravel-sized clasts are never dominant, yet their presence is quite distinctive.

Herrod, and D. R. Mantripp, Crustal structure of the area around Haag Nunataks, West Antarctica: New aeromagnetic and bedrock elevation data, this volume. , The Antarctic margin, in The Ocean Basins and Margins, edited by A. E. M. Nairn and F. G. Stehli, pp. 697-775, Plenum, New York, 1982a. , Sapphirine-bearing rocks in Antarctica, south India, Madagascar, and southern Africa (abstract), Volume of Abstracts, for Fourth International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, pp. 73, Adelaide University, Adelaide, Australia, 1982b.

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