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Understanding Geology Through Maps

Understanding Geology Through Maps Book
Author : Graham Borradaile
Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
Release : 2014-07-18
ISBN : 9780128008669
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Understanding Geology through Maps guides young professional geologists and students alike in understanding and interpreting the world's dynamic and varying geological landscapes through the liberal use of visual aids including figures, maps, and diagrams. This highly visual reference introduces the skills of interpreting a geological map and relating it to the morphology of the most important types of geological structure. Thoroughly revised, and with more international examples, it is ideal for use by students with a minimum of tutorial supervision. Maps of geological structures provide all of the realism of a survey map without the huge amount of data often present, so readers can develop or hone their skills without becoming overwhelmed or confused. In particular, emphasis is placed throughout on developing the skill of three-dimensional visualization so important to geologists. Authored by a master geologist with more than 40 years of experience in research and instruction Features more than 130 figures, diagrams, and illustrations-many in full color-to highlight major themes and aid in the retention of key concepts Leads to a broad understanding of Earth's geology through the use of real and theoretical map Exercises conclude each chapter, making it an ideal tool for self-guided and quick study

Interpretation of Geological Structures Through Maps

Interpretation of Geological Structures Through Maps Book
Author : Derek Powell
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Longman Limited
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the same way that topographic, road, and rail maps provide us with information concerning the nature of the land surface and the location of man-made features. Geological maps contain data which allows an understanding of the distribution of rocks that make up the crust of the Earth and the orientation of structures they contain. Unlike ordinary maps however, geological maps include information which allows us to assess not only the location of particular rocks and the areas they cover, but also their underground extent and their geological history.

Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps Book
Author : Edgar W. Spencer
Publisher : Waveland Press
Release : 2017-10-20
ISBN : 147863653X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geologic maps supply a wealth of information about the surface and shallow subsurface of the earth. The types of materials that are present in a location and the three-dimensional structure of the bedrock both can be gleaned from a clearly prepared geologic map. Geologists, civil and environmental engineers, land-use planners, soil scientists, and geographers commonly use geologic maps as a source of information to facilitate problem solving and identify the qualities of a region. Maps reveal the position of many types of natural hazards, indicate the suitability of the land surface for various uses, reveal problems that may be encountered in excavation, provide clues to the natural processes that shape an area, and help locate important natural resources. Suitable for lab courses in structural geology as well as field geology work, Spencer describes representative examples of features found on geologic maps and outlines procedures for interpretation and projection. Geometric techniques are explained using a step-by-step approach. Coverage of mapping methods includes tools that provide necessary data, such as Google Earth, GPS, GIS, LiDAR maps, drones, and aerial photographs. Challenging and engaging exercises throughout the text involve students in the mapping process and stimulate an appreciation of the extent and precision of information presented in geologic maps. Regional geology is an important component of lab and field mapping projects. As such, the Third Edition includes new maps of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain, Rocky Mountain Front Range, Yellowstone region, Moab, Utah, Shenandoah National Park, and Hawai’i. A new chapter devoted to tectonic maps also broadens students’ exposure. Ed Spencer brings over 45 years of teaching experience to the text along with valuable insight and clarity into the interpretation and preparation of geologic maps.

An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps Eighth Edition

An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps  Eighth Edition Book
Author : George M Bennison,Paul A Olver,Keith A Moseley
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-11-26
ISBN : 1444149601
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps is a concise and accessible textbook providing simple structural terminology and map problems which introduce geological structures. It is a perfect introduction to mapping for students of geology, engineering geology and civil engineering. Each topic is explained and illustrated by figures, and exercises follow on successive maps. If students are unable to complete an exercise, they can read on to obtain more specific instructions on how theory may be used to solve the problem. An appendix at the end of the book provides the solutions. This new, eighth edition contains simplified introductory matter to make the subject as easy to grasp as possible. Colour photographs illustrating geological structures bring the subject to life and a new map from the British Geological Survey illustrates a real area. There is more on outcrop patterns, which will help students to think in 3D, and on structures and the relationship of topography to geological structure. Cliff sections have been added to reinforce the concept of apparent dip. The section on planetary geology has been more closely tied to igneous geology to aid understanding of the connection between the two. Finally, a new map on economic geology has been added for the benefit of engineering students. A geological glossary helps students to understand and memorise key terms and a new, colourful, text design enlivens the appearance of this popular book.

Understanding Geology Through Maps

Understanding Geology Through Maps Book
Author : Graham Borradaile
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-07-16
ISBN : 0128010932
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Understanding Geology through Maps guides young professional geologists and students alike in understanding and interpreting the world’s dynamic and varying geological landscapes through the liberal use of visual aids including figures, maps, and diagrams. This highly visual reference introduces the skills of interpreting a geological map and relating it to the morphology of the most important types of geological structure. Thoroughly revised, and with more international examples, it is ideal for use by students with a minimum of tutorial supervision. Maps of geological structures provide all of the realism of a survey map without the huge amount of data often present, so readers can develop or hone their skills without becoming overwhelmed or confused. In particular, emphasis is placed throughout on developing the skill of three-dimensional visualization so important to geologists. Authored by a master geologist with more than 40 years of experience in research and instruction Features more than 130 figures, diagrams, and illustrations—many in full color—to highlight major themes and aid in the retention of key concepts Leads to a broad understanding of Earth’s geology through the use of real and theoretical map Exercises conclude each chapter, making it an ideal tool for self-guided and quick study

Meeting Challenges with Geologic Maps

Meeting Challenges with Geologic Maps Book
Author : William Andrew Thomas
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geological Maps

Geological Maps Book
Author : Alex Maltman
Publisher : John Wiley & Son Limited
Release : 1998-09-16
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geological maps remain a fundamental tool in earth science. They provide an essential link as geology continues to expand and diversify; computer methods are adding further to their power and versatility. Hence it is more important than ever that students of the Earth are familiar with the principles of working with geological maps. This book introduces geological maps in a clear, readable and practical way. Abstract and idealistic examples (so common in other treatments of the subject) have been avoided and almost all the illustrations used are taken from real maps and real situations around the world. This new edition has been substantially revised and provides worked solutions to the numerous map exercises. Extensive use of three dimensional diagrams and eight colour maps coupled with the up-to-date and lively text will ensure that this book remains the standard reference for students of earth science. New chapters on wider uses of geological maps, such as in environmental planning and in understanding the landscape around us, will also make the book indispensable for environmental scientists and geographers, and of interest to amateur geologists. Contents * Some Fundamentals of Geological Maps * The Nature of Geological Maps: The 'Ten Mile' Map of the UK and the 1:2500000 Map of the USA * The Three-Dimensional Aspect: Structure Contours * Measurements in Three-Dimensions: Strike and Dip, Formation Thickness and Depth * Geological Cross Sections * Visual Assessment of Outcrop Patterns: Horizontal and Dipping Formations * Unconformities * Folds * Faults * Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks: Mineral and Superficial Deposits * Geological History from Maps * Maps in Environmental Geology * Wider Uses of Geological Maps: Understanding the Landscape * The Heritage of Geological Maps * The Production of Geological Maps

Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps Book
Author : Jennifer Erin Athey,Alaska. Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Beauty of Geology Art of Geology Mapping in China Over a Century

The Beauty of Geology  Art of Geology Mapping in China Over a Century Book
Author : Chenyang Li,Liqiong Jia,Xuan Wu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-02-25
ISBN : 9811337861
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This open access book contains a collection of rare geologic maps and figures made by Chinese geologists in the last century. Preserved in National Geological Archives of China, these artworks demonstrate the development and innovation of geological mapping technology in China in the past 100 years. The collections are highly scientific and artistic, with most of the hand-drawn maps featured with traditional Chinese painting techniques, while the newer ones being more accurate and embedded with more scientific information with the aid of computer techniques.

Geological Field Techniques

Geological Field Techniques Book
Author : Angela L. Coe
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-07-26
ISBN : 144434823X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The understanding of Earth processes and environments over geological time is highly dependent upon both the experience that can only be gained through doing fieldwork, and the collection of reliable data and appropriate samples in the field. This textbook explains the main data gathering techniques used by geologists in the field and the reasons for these, with emphasis throughout on how to make effective field observations and record these in suitable formats. Equal weight is given to assembling field observations from igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock types. There are also substantial chapters on producing a field notebook, collecting structural information, recording fossil data and constructing geological maps. The volume is in a robust and handy size, with colour coded chapters for ease of use and quick reference in the field. Geological Field Techniques is designed for students, amateur enthusiasts and professionals who have a background in geology and wish to collect field data on rocks and geological features. Teaching aspects of this textbook include: step-by-step guides to essential practical skills such as using a compass-clinometer, making a geological map and drawing a field sketch; tricks of the trade, checklists, flow charts and short worked examples; over 200 illustrations of a wide range of field notes, maps and geological features; appendices with the commonly used rock description and classification diagrams; a supporting website hosted by Wiley Blackwell.

Basic Geological Mapping

Basic Geological Mapping Book
Author : John W. Barnes
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995-12-05
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Basic Geological Mapping Third Edition John Barnes Formerly of the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Wales Swansea Geological mapping cannot be taught solely by means of lectures and laboratory classes-it must be learned in the field. Basic Geological Mapping is a concise guide to techniques used for constructing accurate geological maps, and is designed to be of greatest use in the field. Accurate geological maps are the basis of all geological work, and therefore no piece of geological mapping can be considered complete until the geology has been interpreted and explained. In addressing this, there are chapters within this field guide on drawing cross-sections, drafting and presenting 'fair copy' maps, and on preparing geological diagrams from field work suitable for inclusion in reports. This revised and updated volume includes a new section on vegetational guides to underlying rocks and an appendix on the use of the plane table in geological mapping. From a review of a previous edition Among the principal merits of this book is that the author has managed to condense a substantial amount of information important to field geologists into just over 100 pages of very readable well-illustrated material. The book is a sturdily constructed paperback, modestly priced and of a compact size convenient for carrying in the field . Basic Geological Mapping would serve as an excellent supplementary text for those wishing to learn the fundamentals of field work on their own. George C. Dunne, Journal of Geological Education

Four Dimensional Analysis of Geological Maps

Four Dimensional Analysis of Geological Maps Book
Author : Clive A. Boulter
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 1989
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This introductory textbook has been developed to provide first-year university students with a grounding in the basic techniques of geological map analysis. The text takes into account recent advances in tectonic understanding which have brought about a new generation of mapping techniques, such as satellite-based remote sensing and new geophysical methods. Recent concepts, including inversion tectonics, are explored, and the integration of remote sensing and map analysis is explained in detail.

An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps

An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps Book
Author : George Mills Bennison,Paul A. Olver,Keith Anthony Moseley
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9781444112122
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An Introduction to Geological Structures and Maps is a concise and accessible textbook which leads students in easy stages from the simplest ideas on geological structures to more advanced geological mapping techniques. It is a perfect introduction to mapping for students of geology, engineering geology and civil engineering. Each topic is explained and illustrated by figures, and exercises follow on successive maps. If students are unable to complete an exercise, they can read on toobtain more specific instructions on how theory may be used to solve the problem. An appendix at the end of the book provides the solutions. This new, eighth edition contains simplified introductory matter to make the subject as easy to grasp as possible. Colour photographs illustrating geological structures bring the subject to life and new maps from the British Geological Survey illustrate real areas. There is more on outcrop patterns, which will help students to think in 3D, and on structures and the relationship of topography to geological structure. Cliff sections have been added to reinforce the concept of apparent dip. The section on planetary geology has been more closely tied to igneous geology to aid understanding of the connection between the two. Finally, a new map on economic geology has been added for the benefit of engineering students. A geological glossary helps students to understand and memorise key terms and a new, colourful, text design enlivens the appearance of this popular book.

Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps Book
Author : Edgar Winston Spencer
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-09
ISBN : 9781478634881
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geologic maps supply a wealth of information about the surface and shallow subsurface of the earth. The types of materials that are present in a location and the three-dimensional structure of the bedrock both can be gleaned from a clearly prepared geologic map. Geologists, civil and environmental engineers, land-use planners, soil scientists, and geographers commonly use geologic maps as a source of information to facilitate problem solving and identify the qualities of a region. Maps reveal the position of many types of natural hazards, indicate the suitability of the land surface for various uses, reveal problems that may be encountered in excavation, provide clues to the natural processes that shape an area, and help locate important natural resources.Suitable for lab courses in structural geology as well as field geology work, Spencer describes representative examples of features found on geologic maps and outlines procedures for interpretation and projection. Geometric techniques are explained using a step-by-step approach. Coverage of mapping methods includes tools that provide necessary data, such as Google Earth, GPS, GIS, LiDAR maps, drones, and aerial photographs. Challenging and engaging exercises throughout the text involve students in the mapping process and stimulate an appreciation of the extent and precision of information presented in geologic maps.Regional geology is an important component of lab and field mapping projects. As such, the Third Edition includes new maps of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Plain, Rocky Mountain Front Range, Yellowstone region, Moab, Utah, Shenandoah National Park, and Hawai¿i. A new chapter devoted to tectonic maps also broadens students¿ exposure. Ed Spencer brings over 45 years of teaching experience to the text along with valuable insight and clarity into the interpretation and preparation of geologic maps.

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping with Structural Methods

Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping with Structural Methods Book
Author : Daniel J. Tearpock,Richard E. Bischke
Publisher : Pearson Education
Release : 2002-08-16
ISBN : 0132441683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applied Subsurface Geological Mapping, With Structural Methods, 2nd Edition is the practical, up-to-the-minute guide to the use of subsurface interpretation, mapping, and structural techniques in the search for oil and gas resources. Two of the industry's leading consultants present systematic coverage of the field's key principles and newest advances, offering guidance that is valuable for both exploration and development activities, as well as for "detailed" projects in maturely developed areas. Fully updated and expanded, this edition combines extensive information from the published literature with significant material never before published. The authors introduce superior techniques for every major petroleum-related tectonic setting in the world. Coverage includes: A systematic, ten-step philosophy for subsurface interpretation and mapping The latest computer-based contouring concepts and applications Advanced manual and computer-based log correlation Integration of geophysical data into subsurface interpretations and mapping Cross-section construction: structural, stratigraphic, and problem-solving Interpretation and generation of valid fault, structure, and isochore maps New coverage of 3D seismic interpretation, from project setup through documentation Compressional and extensional structures: balancing and interpretation In-depth new coverage of strike-slip faulting and related structures Growth and correlation consistency techniques: expansion indices, Multiple Bischke Plot Analysis, vertical separation versus depth, and more Numerous field examples from around the world Whatever your role in the adventure of finding and developing oil or gas resources–as a geologist, geophysicist, engineer, technologist, manager or investor–the tools presented in this book can make you significantly more effective in your daily technical or decision-oriented activities.

Geological Structures and Maps

Geological Structures and Maps Book
Author : Albert F. Roberts
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1947
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps Book
Author : Robert F. Biek
Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN : 1557916403
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geologic maps: a few lucky geologists make them; many geoscientists, engineers, and planners use them; untold scores of people wonder what they are all about. Perhaps the most common question we are asked, those few of us who do make geologic maps, is, simply,“What is a geologic map?” This query is often followed by “What are geologic maps used for?,” “Hasn’t it been mapped before?,” and, if the person is really inquisitive, “What do all those lines, colors, and symbols represent?” It must be a puzzling sight - a lone geologist, often miles from the nearest road, looking at rocks, putting lines on a map or aerial photograph. One rightfully wonders what that person is doing. This pamphlet answers these questions and points out the value and many uses of geologic maps.

A Short and Concise Account of the Eruptive Phenomena and Geology of Monte Somma and Vesuvius in Explanation of the Geological Map of That Volcano Constructed During the Years 1880 1888 Classic Reprint

A Short and Concise Account of the Eruptive Phenomena and Geology of Monte Somma and Vesuvius in Explanation of the Geological Map of That Volcano Constructed During the Years 1880 1888  Classic Reprint  Book
Author : Henry James Johnston-Lavis
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Release : 2018-02-07
ISBN : 9780267988747
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Excerpt from A Short and Concise Account of the Eruptive Phenomena and Geology of Monte Somma and Vesuvius in Explanation of the Geological Map of That Volcano Constructed During the Years 1880-1888 Vesuvius during many centuries has been looked upon as the type volcano, and although others have from time 'to time been ephemeral rivals, this great fire-vent of the Campanian plain still maintains its supremacy. Such can be explained as the consequence of a combination of several circumstances. In the first place, its situation, within easy access from one of the largest towns and sea ports of the Mediterranean, so that there is no part of the mountain that cannot be visited and returned from in one day's excursion from Naples; the peculiar asym metry in its shape, which, while being most striking, is very comprehensive; its beautiful lavas, pumices, fine escarp ments, and numerous and varied dykes, combined with the extraordinary, very varied, and unique series of ejected blocks and their mineral contents make it alike of pro found interest to the mineralogist as to the physical geologist. Then again, its continuous activity has enticed the chemist to investigate its emanations with as much enthusiasm as that displayed by his scientific colleagues. Mineralogists, and perhaps still more, geologists, are keen connoisseurs of beautiful scenery, and have been seduced by the charms of the locality to pay more attention eto the most important element in the beautiful land and sea-scape of the Gulf of Naples. Last, but not least, the innumerable reminiscences. Of history, and even romance, which bear engraven upon many pages the classic name of Vesuvius, which is known to almost every school boy or girl in the civilized world. Its great rival Etna, many times its size, possesses neither the bold slopes, finer precipices, or a more beautiful situation, whilst the rocks of the Sicilian volcano are monotonous in the ex treme. Still less could the solitary, little varying Strom boli, or its equally insulated sister Vulcano, aspire to the majestic and elegant proportions or enviable position of type volcano which Vesuvius is likely to continue to hold. Under such circumstances no apology is necessary for laying before the public a very detailed geological map of this unique volcano. No other geological Maps of Vesuvius have been published; the few physical maps already in existence are but of small scale, and based on defective topographical surveys, whilst their only aim has been a problematical delineation of the historic lava streams. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Atlas of Iran s Geology and Mineral Distribution

Atlas of Iran s Geology and Mineral Distribution Book
Author : M.T. Korehie,Omid Ardebili,Homan Dadashzadeh Ahari,Mehrdad Rezaei Shirzad,Vahid Fotovati,Jalil Ghalamghash,Taiebeh Kiani,Ali Najafi
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-20
ISBN : 9783319717272
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This atlas presents five layers of information covering each (sub-) district of Iran, from Abadan to Zanjan: a geological map and report, a fault map and report, an airborne magnetic map, a satellite photo-map, and a map of the mineral distribution. In this Atlas, the Geological Survey of Iran has put together five informative layers providing a comprehensive view on the geology and mineral resources and reserves of the country. The atlas was published on occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Geological Survey of Iran (GSI). The economic flourishing of a country depends among others on infrastructural activities and on basic geographical and geological information. Civil engineering projects such as constructing huge structures (dam, power station, highway...) exploring and extracting minerals, reaching to underground water reservoirs, and the recognition and reduction of damages resulting from natural hazards directly or indirectly rely on geological information. In view of the present needs in long term planning and the important role that earth sciences play in this respect, it is necessary that scientists and stakeholders are provided with the latest information available. 1. Geological maps and reports: the previously available set of geological maps of Iran have been extended by almost 15.000 km2 in this volume. Each map with a scale of 1:250.000 covers an area of one degree latitude and 1.5 degrees longitude; the entire country area is covered by 134 sheets of maps. Of these 134 maps, nineteen oil-rich areas have been mapped by a national oil company, while the remaining 115 sheets have been created by the Geological Survey of Iran. Each map comes with a detailed report of the geological history and all processes which occurred since 540 million years ago in the studied area. Information include tectonics, mineral deposits, seismicity, and engineering instabilities and enable the user of the atlas to understand the geology in the area and thus to plan and perform related research, engineering, and disaster mitigation projects. 2. Fault maps with individual reports describe tectonic dynamics and structural results all detail. 3. Airborne magnetic maps show the total intensity of magnetic fields and lineaments and airborne magnetic masses between 1974-1977, according to GSI requirements; two steps of obtaining magneto-metric data were performed which cover the main part of Iran except sedimentary basins in the south and south west. 4. Satellite photo-maps. The Landsat satellite is the first satellite for geo-resources information which was designed and entered into orbit by the American Organization of Aviation and Space Travelling in 1972 and was presented with second and the third generations. 5. Mineral distribution

Strata

Strata Book
Author : Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020
ISBN : 9780226754888
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The story starts with William Smith's early years, from apprentice to surveyor for hire, and from publication of his groundbreaking 1815 geological strata map to imprisonment for debt. Smith's 1799 geological map of Bath and table of strata, his first strata map of England and Wales, published in 1801, and photographs of some of Smith's collection of 2,000 fossils illustrate the tale. The remainder of the book is organized into four parts, each beginning with four sheets from Smith's hand-colored, 1815 strata map, accompanied by related geological cross sections and county maps (1819-24), and followed by sections of Sowerby's fossil illustrations (1816-19), organized by strata. Interleaved between the sections are essays by scholars that focus on the people and industries that benefited from the knowledge imparted by Smith's work. Concluding the volume are reflections on Smith's later years as an itinerant geologist and surveyor, plagiarism by a rival, receipt of the first Wollaston Medal in recognition of his achievements, and the influence of his geological mapping and biostratigraphical theories on the sciences, which culminated in the establishment of the modern geological timescale"--