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Orogenesis the making of mountains by M. R. W. Johnson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Orogenic belts,
  • Orogeny,
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology,
  • Plate tectonics,
  • Struacural Geology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Michael R.W. Johnson and Simon H. Harley
ContributionsHarley, Simon, 1956-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE621 .J64 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25004768M
ISBN 109780521765565
LC Control Number2011029389

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- Orogenesis: The Making of Mountains Michael R. W. Johnson and Simon L. Harley Frontmatter More information Our concern in this book is with the science of mountains and with the processes involved in their formation. Although the aim is not to give a comprehensive account of. Rather a journey and less of a book, this title explores the complexities of basic human emotions through prose; conceptualising significant personal events in the . However, the book would be a useful addition to the library of a geologist desiring an over-view of the diverse array of topics associated with modern approaches to mountain building and orogenic tectonics. Rebecca A. Jamieson Dalhousie University 2 Johnson MRW, Harley SL () Orogenesis: The Making of Mountains. Cambridge. Orogenesis: The Making of Mountains fills an important niche in our geoscience education. Perhaps the first of its kind as a textbook, it is written by two geologists who each have decades of teaching and research experience.