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Gravity and tectonics.

Kees A. De Jong

Gravity and tectonics.

by Kees A. De Jong

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Structural -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Gravity -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Kees A. De Jong [and] Robert Scholten.
    ContributionsScholten, Robert, 1923- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE601 .D35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 502 p.
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5410892M
    ISBN 10047120305X
    LC Control Number73001580

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Chapter 5 Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics: Reconstructions, Gondwanaland Break-Up, Plumes and Drifting of Indian Plate * Continental Drift * Plate Tectonics * Mantle Plumes and Break up of Gondwanaland * Indian Ocean * Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal: Satellite Derived Gravity Maps * Conjugate Structures of India and.

This paper examines the application of the theory of plate tectonics for a specific part of the Earth’s surface: the Caribbean region. Gravity anomalies, topography, volcanoes, seismicity, and the terrestrial flow of heat are inferred to be indicators of present tectonic activity, and maps illustrating these parameters are presented herein.

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INTRODUCTION TO TECTONICS. The Earth is composed of layers of different composition and physical properties, principally the solid central core, the fluid peripheral core, the viscous mantle, and the solid. The lithosphere lithosphere is comprised of the upper mantle and the crust, the outer shell of the Earth.

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Page gravity stone masonry dam. gravity stowing. gravity-stratified. gravity stress. Gravity spreading is a phenomenon in which a geological body [clarification needed] laterally extends and vertically contracts to reduce its gravitational potential energy.

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por R.K. Verma. Solid Earth Sciences Library (Book 3) ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio después de haberla : Springer Netherlands. Title: Earth Dynamics. (Book Reviews: Gravity and Tectonics) Book Authors: de Jong, Kees A.; Scholten, Robert Review Author: Hales, A.

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A large number of new figures have been added, and new sections included on meteorites, seismic tomography, mantle convection, accretionary terranes, mantle sources and evolution, continental growth, secular changes in Earth history, also a new .