The geology of Australia / Robert Henderson and David Johnson.

Author
Henderson, R. A. (Robert Arthur), 1942- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Third edition.
Published/​Created
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Description
xiii, 375 pages : illustrations (mostly color), maps (mostly color) ; 24 cm

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-367) and index.
Contents
Geology : an Australian perspective -- The earth : a geology primer -- Telling geological time : the great canvas -- The cratons : building the core of Precambrian rocks -- Mountain building : Paleozoic orogenic rock systems -- Warm times : tropical corals and arid lands -- Icehouse : carboniferous and Permian glaciation-- Mesozoic warming : the great inland plains and seas -- The birth of modern Australia : flowering plants,mammals and deserts -- Fossils: the Australian record of past life context -- The land stirs : volcanoes and eastern highlands -- The outline and submerged terrace : building the continental shelf and coastlines -- The coral reefs : unique parts of the continental shelf -- Patterns of change : cycles in Australia's journey.
ISBN
  • 9781107432413 ((paperback))
  • 1107432413 ((paperback))
OCLC
935307767
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