The Geology of the U.S.S.R. - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483212760, 9781483226194

The Geology of the U.S.S.R.

1st Edition

A Short Outline

Authors: D. V. Nalivkin
Editors: Earl Ingerson
eBook ISBN: 9781483226194
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1960
Page Count: 182
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Description

The Geology of the U.S.S.R: A Short Outline is a 10-chapter text that considers the topographical features, the main stratigraphical description, tectonics, magmatism, and economic deposits of U.S.S.R. territories. The entire US.S.R territory covers an area of approximately eight and a half million square miles, or about one-sixth of the total land surface of the Earth.
The first chapters explore the geological features of specific territories, including the mainland, Siberian platform, West Siberian lowlands, Ural Mountains, and Western Arctic and Timan. The remaining chapters deal with other territories, such as the Angara, Pacific Ocean, and Mediterranean geosynclines, Central Asia, and North-Western border of the Mediterranean geosyncline. This book will prove useful to practitioners of general geology, petrology, economic geology, and geography.

Table of Contents


Translator’s Preface

Introduction

Geological Regions of the U.S.S.R.

I. Russian Platform

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

II. Siberian Platform

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

III. West Siberian Lowlands

IV. Ural Mountains

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

V. Western Arctic and Timan

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

VI. Angara Geosyncline

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

VII. Central Asia

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

VIII. Mediterranean Geosyncline

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

IX. North-Western Border of the Mediterranean Geosyncline

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

X. Pacific Ocean Geosyncline

Relief

Stratigraphy

Tectonics

Magmatism

Economic Deposits

Map of the Geological Regions of the U.S.S.R.

Conclusions

Table of Geological Formation in the U.S.S.R. and List of Orogenic and Magnetic Epochs

Index




Details

No. of pages:
182
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1960
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483226194

About the Author

D. V. Nalivkin

About the Editor

Earl Ingerson