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Geology of North America

Marcou, Jules

Geology of North America

with two reports on the prairies of Arkansas and Texas, the Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, and the Sierra Nevada of California, originally made for the United States government

by Marcou, Jules

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Published by Zürcher and Furrer, Wiley and Halsted in Zurich, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- North America,
  • Paleontology -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Jules Marcou.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 13757.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13558917M
    OCLC/WorldCa15278797


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C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale. Mid. The geology of the North Sea describes the geological features such as channels, trenches, and ridges today and the geological history, plate tectonics, and geological events that created them. The basement of the North Sea was formed in an intraplate setting during the blocks were overlaid with various depositions, sands and salts.

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