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sold Osinski, G.R. & D.A. Kring (eds.) - Large meteorite impacts and planetary evolution. - 2015. Geological Society of America Special Paper 518; 227 pp., many fig./phot., some col. Paperback, very good, 4to. € 25



Feinberg, J.M. et al. (eds.) - Caves and karst across time. - 2016. Geological Society of America Special Paper 516; 300 pp., many fig./phot., some col. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 32



sold Mints, M.V. et al. - East European craton. Early Precambrian history and 3D models of deep crustal structure. - 2015. Geological Society of America Special Paper 510; 433 pp., many figs, many col., 1 CD-ROM loosely inserted. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 35


Fisher, T.G. & E.C. Hansen (eds.) - Coastline and dune evolution along the Great Lakes. - 2014. Geological Society of America Special Paper 508; 228 pp., many fig./phot. Paperback, very good, 4to. € 20





sold Jungsheng Nie, Brian K. Horton, and Gregory D. Hoke (eds.) -

Toward an Improved Understanding of Uplift Mechanisms and the Elevation History of the Tibetan Plateau. -

2014. Geological Society of America Special Paper 507; 153 pp.,  numerous fig./phot., some col.

Orig. illustr. covers, as new, 4to. € 20





sold Keller, G. & A.C. Kerr (eds.) - Volcanism, impacts, and mass extinctions: causes and effects. - 2014. Geological Society of America Special Paper 505; 455 pp., many figs./phot., partly col. Orig. illustr. covers, as new, 4to. € 35






Wilson, G.P. et al. (eds.) - Through the end of the Cretaceous in the type locality of the Hell Creek Formation in Montana and adjacent areas. - 2014. Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 503; 392 pp., numerous fig./phot., in part col. Orig. illustr. wrps., as new, 4to. € 35






sold Baker, Victor R. (ed.) - Rethinking the fabric of geology. - 2013. Geological Society of America Special Paper 502; 182 pp., many figs./phot. The book is divided into four sections: 1. Philosophical aspects, 2. Geological mapping, 3. Modelling and geology, 4. Change and geology. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 20



sold Bickford, Marion E. (ed.) - The web of geological sciences. Advances, impacts, and interactions. - 2013. Geological Society of America Special Paper 500; 611 pp., many fig./phot., partly col. Paperback, very good, 4to. € 30








William I Rose, José Luis Palma, Hugo Delgado Granados and Nick Varley (eds.) -
Understanding open-vent volcanism and related hazards.
Geological Society of America Special Paper 498; 230 pp., many figs./phot., some coloured. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 25



A.L. Smith, M.J. Roobol, G.S. Mattioli, J.E. Fryxell, G.E. Daly, and L.A. Fernandez (eds.) -
The Volcanic Geology of the Mid-Arc Island of Dominica, Lesser Antilles—The Surface Expression of an Island-Arc Batholith.
Geological Society of America Special Paper 496; 249 pp., many figs./phot., 1 col. plt. with geol. map. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 20



Robert C. Speed et al. -
Geology and geomorphology of Barbados. A companion text to maps with accompanying cross sections, scale 1:10,000.
Geological Society of America Special Paper 491; 63 pp., many figs./ col. phot., 1 CD-ROM with 12 geological maps with crossections and some additional details. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 20



Jennifer L. Horwath Burnham and Donald L. Johnson (eds.) -
Mima mounds. The case for polygenesis and bioturbation.
Geological Society of America Special Paper 490; 205 pp., many figs./phot., some coloured. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 25




Weihaupt, John G., A.W. Stuart, G.G. van der Hoeven, C. Lorius & W.M. Smith -

Impossible journey. The story of the Victoria Land Traverse 1959-1960, Antarctica.

2012. Geological Society of America Special Paper 488; 136 pp. many figs. (mostly col. phot.). Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 16




Harpel, Christopher J., Shanaka de Silva & Guido Salas -
The 2 ka Eruption of Misti Volcano, Southern Peru—The Most Recent Plinian Eruption of Arequipa’s Iconic Volcano. -
2007. Geological Society of America Special Paper 484; 72 pp., many fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 15


Garry, W.B. & J.E. Bleacher (eds.) - Analogs for planetary exploration. - 2011. Geological Society of America Special Paper 483; 567 pp., many fig./phot., partly col., 1 CD-Rom Paperback, very good, 4to. € 38





Wakabayashi, John & Yildirim Dilek (eds.) -

Mélanges. Processes of formation and societal significance. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 480; 277 pp., many figs./phot., some col. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 22





sold Beccaluva, Luigi et al. (eds.) -

Volcanism and evolution of the African lithosphere. -

2011. Geological Society of America Special Paper 478; 331 pp., many figs./phot., some col. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 25



Ilya V. Buynevich, Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Allan S. Gilbert, and Ronald E. Martin (eds.) -
Geology and geoarchaeology of the Black Sea region: Beyond the flood hypothesis. -
2011. Geol. Soc. America, Special Paper 473; 196 pp., many fig./phot., some col.
Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 25               


sold Vezzani, Livio, A. Festa, & F.C. Ghisetti -
Geology and tectonic evolution of the central-southern Apennines, Italy. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 469; 58 pp., 48 coloured fig./phot., 1 CD with supplementary material. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 16



Gibson, L. & W.U Reimold (eds.)

Large meteorite impacts and planetary evolution IV.

2010. Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 465; 660 pp. numerous fig./phot. some col. Paperback, as new, 4to.

€  30


Introduction: Impact cratering and planetary studies — A fifty-year perspective - Roger L. Gibson and Wolf Uwe Reimoldvii
Solar System Impact Cratering and Numerical Modelling

1. Elliptical craters and basins on the terrestrial planets - Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna and Maria T. Zuber - 1

2. Central pit craters: Observations from Mars and Ganymede and implications for formation models - Nadine G. Barlow - 15

3.Basin-forming impacts: Reconnaissance modeling - B.A. Ivanov, H.J. Melosh, and E. Pierazzo - 29

4. Polygonal impact craters in the solar system: Observations and implications - T. Öhman, M. Aittola, J. Korteniemi, V.-P. Kostama, and J. Raitala - 51

5. The effects of crater degradation and target differences on the morphologies of Martian complex craters - J. Whitehead, R.A.F. Grieve, J.B. Garvin, and J.G. Spray - 67

6. Water resurge at marine-target impact craters analyzed with a combination of low-velocity impact experiments and numerical simulations - Jens Ormö, Alain Lepinette, Erik Sturkell, Maurits Lindström, Kevin R. Housen, and Keith A. Holsapple - 81
Geophysics and Remote Sensing Investigations

7.Seismic images of Chicxulub impact melt sheet and comparison with the Sudbury structure - P.J. Barton, R.A.F. Grieve, J.V. Morgan, A.T. Surendra, P.M. Vermeesch, G.L. Christeson, S.P.S. Gulick, and M.R. Warner - 103

8. Fracturing, thermal evolution and geophysical signature of the crater floor of a large impact structure: The case of the Sudbury Structure, Canada - B. Milkereit, N. Artemieva, and H. Ugalde - 115

9. Architecture of the northeastern rim of the Kârdla impact crater, Estonia, based on ground-penetrating radar studies - Argo Jõeleht and Jüri Plado - 133

10. Ries crater, Germany: The Enkingen magnetic anomaly and associated drill core SUBO 18 - Jean Pohl, Klaus Poschlod, W. Uwe Reimold, Cornelia Meyer, and Juliane Jacob - 141

11. Coarse-grained magnetites in biotite as a possible stable remanence-carrying phase in Vredefort granites - Norihiro Nakamura, Kensaku Okuno, Minoru Uehara, Tetsuya Ozawa, Lisa Tatsumi-Petrocholis, and Michael Fuller - 165

12. Cerro do Jarau, Rio Grande do Sul: A possible new impact structure in southern Brazil - Alvaro P. Crósta, Fernanda Silva Lourenço, and Gustavo Heinzelmann Priebe - 173

13. A possible new impact structure in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. - G.R.J. Cooper, S.J. Webb, R.L. Gibson, and I. Martinez - 191

14. Geophysical characteristics of four possible impact structures in the Parnaíba Basin, Brazil: Comparison and implications - Marcos Alberto R. Vasconcelos, Alvaro P. Crósta, and Eder C. Molina - 201
Impact Ejecta and Post-Impact Deposits

15. Accretionary and melt impactoclasts from the Tookoonooka impact event, Australia - Katherine A. (Treena) Bron - 219

16. Debrisites from the Sudbury impact event in Ontario, north of Lake Superior, and a new age constraint: Are they base-surge deposits or tsunami deposits? - William D. Addison, Gregory R. Brumpton, Don W. Davis, Philip W. Fralick, and Stephen A. Kissin - 245

17. Tracing the Manson impact event across the Western Interior Cretaceous Seaway - David J. Varricchio, Christian Koeberl, Russell F. Raven, Wendy S. Wolbach, William C. Elsik, and Daniel P. Miggins - 269

18.Mechanisms of late synimpact to early postimpact crater sedimentation in marine-target impact structures - H. Dypvik and E. Kalleson - 301
Drilling of Impact Structures

19.Inside the crater, outside the crater: Stratigraphic details of the margin of the Chesapeake Bay impact structure, Virginia, USA - Lucy E. Edwards, David S. Powars, J. Wright Horton Jr., Gregory S. Gohn, Jean M. Self-Trail, and Ronald J. Litwin - 319

20. Siderophile elements from the Eyreville drill cores of the Chesapeake Bay impact structure do not constrain the nature of the projectile - S. Goderis, J. Hertogen, F. Vanhaecke, and Ph. Claeys - 395

21. Melt particle characteristics of the within- and out-of-crater suevites from the Bosumtwi impact structure, Ghana: Implications for crater formation - Louise Coney, Wolf Uwe Reimold, Roger L. Gibson, Christian Koeberl, and Paula Ogilvie - 411

22. Geochemistry of basement rocks and impact breccias from the central uplift of the Bosumtwi crater, Ghana—Comparison of proximal and distal impactites - Ludovic Ferrière, Christian Koeberl, Franz Brandstätter, and Dieter Mader - 443
Field Investigations

23. The complex impact crater Jebel Waqf as Suwwan in Jordan: Effects of target heterogeneity and impact obliquity on central uplift formation - T. Kenkmann, W.U. Reimold, M. Khirfan, E. Salameh, H. Khoury, and K. Konsul - 471

24. Roter Kamm impact crater of Namibia: New data on rim structure, target rock geochemistry, ejecta, and meteorite trajectory - Roy McG. Miller - 489

25. Target and impact deposits at Rochechouart impact structure, France - P. Lambert - 509

26. The Carswell impact event, Saskatchewan, Canada: Evidence for a pre-Athabasca multiring basin? - Serge Genest, Francine Robert, and Isabelle Duhamel - 543

27. First SHRIMP U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar chronological results from impact melt breccia from the Paleoproterozoic Dhala impact structure, India - Jayanta Kumar Pati, Fred Jourdan, Richard Austin Armstrong, Wolf Uwe Reimold, and Kuldeep Prakash - 571
Shock Deformation Phenomena and Experimental Studies

28. Relative shock effects in mixed powders of calcite, gypsum, and quartz: A calibration scheme from shock experiments - Mary Sue Bell593

29. Ballen quartz and cristobalite in impactites: New investigations - Ludovic Ferrière, Christian Koeberl, Eugen Libowitzky, W. Uwe Reimold, Ansgar Greshake, and Franz Brandstätter - 593

30. Microchemical investigation of small-scale pseudotachylitic breccias from the Archean gneiss of the Vredefort Dome, South Africa - Tanja Mohr-Westheide and Wolf Uwe Reimold - 619

31. Iron oxidation state and local structure in North American tektites - Gabriele Giuli, Sigrid Griet Eeckhout, Maria Rita Cicconi, Christian Koeberl, Giovanni Pratesi, and Eleonora Paris - 645

32. Iron reduction in silicate glass produced during the 1945 nuclear test at the Trinity site (Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA) - Gabriele Giuli, Giovanni Pratesi, Sigrid Griet Eeckhout, Christian Koeberl, and Eleonora Paris - 653




sold Stanley C. Finney and William B.N. Berry

The Ordovician earth system.

2010. Geological Society of America Special Paper 466; 193 pp., numerous fig./phot. Paperback, very good, new, 4to. € 28



sold Gropelli, Gianluca & Lothar Viereck-Goette (eds.) -
Stratigraphy and geology of volcanic areas. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 464; 291 pp., numerous fig./phot., partly col., 1 CD-ROM with supplementary material. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to. € 25


Introduction - Gianluca Groppelli and Lothar Viereck-Goettev

1. Stratigraphic approach to geological mapping of the late Quaternary volcanic island of Lipari (Aeolian archipelago, southern Italy) - Federico Lucchi, Claudio Antonio Tranne, and Piermaria Luigi Rossi - 1

2. A new geological map of Stromboli volcano (Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy) based on application of lithostratigraphic and unconformity-bounded stratigraphic (UBS) units - Alessandro Tibaldi - 33

3. Application of unconformity-bounded stratigraphic (UBS) units to the geological survey of the volcanic island Ustica (Italy) - Roberto Bonomo and Valeria Ricci - 51

4. Integrated approach for the reconstruction of stratigraphy and geology of Quaternary volcanic terrains: An application to the Vulsini Volcanoes (central Italy) - D.M. Palladino, S. Simei, G. Sottili, and R. Trigila - 63

5. Revised volcanostratigraphy of the Upper Miocene to Lower Pliocene Ürgüp Formation, Central Anatolian volcanic province, Turkey - L. Viereck-Goette, P. Lepetit, A. Gürel, G. Ganskow, I. Çopurolu, and M. Abratis - 85

6. Resolving problems with the origin of Las Cañadas caldera (Tenerife, Canary Islands): Los Roques de García Formation—Part of a major debris avalanche or an in situ, stratified, edifice-building succession? - Joan Martí, Carlos Soriano, Inés Galindo, and Raymond A.F. Cas - 113

7. Ignimbrite stratigraphy and chronology on Terceira Island, Azores - Ralf Gertisser, Stephen Self, João L. Gaspar, Simon P. Kelley, Adriano Pimentel, Jost Eikenberg, Tiffany L. Barry, José M. Pacheco, Gabriela Queiroz, and Marika Vespa - 133

8. The stratigraphic signature of volcanism off Campi Flegrei (Bay of Naples, Italy) - Alfonsa Milia - 155

9. Stratigraphy and volcanological evolution of the southwestern sector of Campi Flegrei and Procida Island, Italy - Annamaria Perrotta, Claudio Scarpati, Giuseppe Luongo, and Vincenzo Morra - 171

10. Volcanological and structural evolution of the Ischia resurgent caldera (Italy) over the past 10 k.y. - Sandro de Vita, Fabio Sansivero, Giovanni Orsi, Enrica Marotta, and Monica Piochi - 193

11. 40Ar/39Ar radiometric dating to constrain the volcanic stratigraphy: The Mt. Etna methodological case - Emanuela De Beni and Gianluca Groppelli - 241

12. Geologic mapping of the Colima volcanic complex (Mexico) and implications for hazard assessment - A. Cortés, V.H. Garduño, J.L. Macías, C. Navarro-Ochoa, J.C. Komorowski, R. Saucedo, and J.C. Gavilanes - 249

13. Mapping and assessing volcanic and flood hazards and risks, with emphasis on lahars, in Arequipa, Peru - R.D. Vargas Franco, J.-C. Thouret, G. Delaite, C. van Westen, M.F. Sheridan, C. Siebe, J. Mariño, T. Souriot, and A. Stinton - 265

14. Probabilistic digital hazard maps for avalanches and massive pyroclastic flows using TITAN2D - Michael F. Sheridan, Abani K. Patra, Keith Dalbey, and Bernard Hubbard - 281



sold Koeberl, Christian & Alessandro Montanari (eds.) -
The Late Eocene Earth—Hothouse, Icehouse, and Impacts. -
2009. Geological Society of America Special Paper 452; 322 pp., numerous fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 35

Preface - Christian Koeberl and Alessandro Montanari       
1. - Time-scale construction and periodizing in Big History: From the Eocene-Oligocene boundary to all of the past - Walter Alvarez, Philippe Claeys, and Alessandro Montanari - 1
2. - Late Eocene impact craters and impactoclastic layers—An overview - Christian Koeberl - 17
3. - Late Eocene and late Miocene cosmic dust events: Comet showers, asteroid collisions, or lunar impacts? - K.A. Farley - 27
4. - The late Eocene clinopyroxene-bearing spherule layer: New sites, nature of the strewn field, Ir data, and discovery of coesite and shocked quartz - Shaobin Liu, B.P. Glass, Frank T. Kyte, and Steven M. Bohaty - 37
5. - A search for extraterrestrial chromite in the late Eocene Massignano section, central Italy - Birger Schmitz, Anders Cronholm, and Alessandro Montanari - 71
6. - Stable isotopic response to late Eocene extraterrestrial impacts - Aimee E. Pusz, Kenneth G. Miller, James D. Wright, Miriam E. Katz, Benjamin S. Cramer, and Dennis V. Kent - 83
7. - Late Eocene impact-induced climate and hydrological changes: Evidence from the Massignano global stratotype section and point (central Italy) - Rodolfo Coccioni, Fabrizio Frontalini, and Silvia Spezzaferri - 97
8. - Evidence for a change in Milankovitch forcing caused by extraterrestrial events at Massignano, Italy, Eocene-Oligocene boundary GSSP - Rachel E. Brown, Christian Koeberl, Alessandro Montanari, and David M. Bice - 119
9. - A critical evaluation of the numerical age of the Eocene-Oligocene boundary - Frits J. Hilgen and Klaudia F. Kuiper - 139
10. - The late Eocene greenhouse-icehouse transition: Observations from the Massignano global stratotype section and point (GSSP) - - Luigi Jovane, Rodolfo Coccioni, Andrea Marsili, and Gary Acton - 149
11. - Climate threshold at the Eocene-Oligocene transition: Antarctic ice sheet influence on ocean circulation - Kenneth G. Miller, James D. Wright, Miriam E. Katz, Bridget S. Wade, James V. Browning, Benjamin S. Cramer, and Yair Rosenthal - 169
12. - Refined correlation of the UK Late Eocene–Early Oligocene Solent Group and timing of its climate history - J.J. Hooker, S.T. Grimes, D.P. Mattey, M.E. Collinson, and N.D. Sheldon - 179
13. - Biostratigraphy and paleoclimatology of the Eocene-Oligocene boundary section at Toadstool Park, northwestern Nebraska, USA - Alessandro Zanazzi, Matthew J. Kohn, and Dennis O. Terry Jr. - 197
14. - The Australo-Antarctic Gulf and the Auversian facies shift - Brian McGowran - 215
15. - Nonmarine records of climatic change across the Eocene-Oligocene transition - Nathan D. Sheldon - 241
16. - Eocene-Oligocene transition paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental record from the Isle of Wight (UK)Nathan D. Sheldon, Ria L. Mitchell, Margaret E. Collinson, and Jerry J. Hooker - 249
17. - Eocene-Oligocene greenhouse to icehouse transition on a subtropical clastic shelf: The Jackson-Vicksburg Groups of the eastern Gulf Coastal Plain of the United States - Richard H. Fluegeman, Jeffry D. Grigsby, and John V. Hurley - 261
18. - Reshuffling the cards in the photic zone at the Eocene/Oligocene boundary - Marie-Pierre Aubry and David Bord - 279
19. - Integrated stratigraphic and astrochronologic calibration of the Eocene-Oligocene transition in the Monte Cagnero section (northeastern Apennines, Italy): A potential parastratotype for the Massignano global stratotype section and point (GSSP) - Ethan Hyland, Brandon Murphy, Phil Varela, Katie Marks, Lauren Colwell, Flavia Tori, Simonetta Monechi, Laura Cleaveland, Henk Brinkhuis, Caroline A. van Mourik, Rodolfo Coccioni, David Bice, and Alessandro Montanari - 303



Newcomb, Sally -
The world in a crucible: Laboratory prectice and geological theory at the beginning of geology. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 449; 204 pp., many figs./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 28



Sengör, A.M. Celâl & Saniye Atayman -
The Permian Extinction and the Tethys: An Exercise in Global Geology. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 448; 86 pp., many figs./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 15




sold Oldow, John S. & Patricia H. Cashman -
Late Cenozoic structure and evolution of the Great basin-Sierra Nevada transition. -
Geological Society of America Special Paper 447; 372 pp., many figs./phot., some col. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 25



Quade, Jay & Jonathan G. Wynn (eds.) -
The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa.
2008. Geological Society of America Special Paper 446; 234 pp., many fig./phot. Orig. wrps., very good, as new, 4to.

€ 20

             The geology of Gona, Afar, Ethiopia - J. Quade, N.E. Levin, S.W. Simpson, R. Butler, W.C. McIntosh, S. Semaw, L. Kleinsasser, G. Dupont-Nivet, P. Renne, and N. Dunbar
2.             Stratigraphy and geochronology of the late Miocene Adu-Asa Formation at Gona, Ethiopia - L.L. Kleinsasser, J. Quade, W.C. McIntosh, N.E. Levin, S.W. Simpson, and S. Semaw
3.             Magnetostratigraphy of the eastern Hadar Basin (Ledi-Geraru research area, Ethiopia) and implications for hominin paleoenvironments - G. Dupont-Nivet, M. Sier, C.J. Campisano, J R. Arrowsmith, E. DiMaggio, K. Reed, C. Lockwood, C. Franke, and S. Hüsing
4.             Stratigraphy, depositional environments, and basin structure of the Hadar and Busidima Formations at Dikika, Ethiopia - J.G. Wynn, D.C. Roman, Z. Alemseged, D. Reed, D. Geraads, and S. Munro
5.             Composite tephrostratigraphy of the Dikika, Gona, Hadar, and Ledi-Geraru project areas, northern Awash, Ethiopia - D.C. Roman, C. Campisano, J. Quade, E. DiMaggio, J R. Arrowsmith, and C. Feibel
6.             Tephrostratigraphy of the Hadar and Busidima Formations at Hadar, Afar Depression, Ethiopia - C.J. Campisano and C.S. Feibel
7.             Correlation and stratigraphy of the BKT-2 volcanic complex in west-central Afar, Ethiopia - E.N. DiMaggio, C.J. Campisano, J R. Arrowsmith, K.E. Reed, C.C. Swisher III, and C.A. Lockwood
8.             Depositional environments and stratigraphic summary of the Pliocene Hadar Formation at Hadar, Afar Depression, Ethiopia - C.J. Campisano and C.S. Feibel
9.             Paleoenvironmental context of the Pliocene A.L. 333 “First Family” hominin locality, Hadar Formation, Ethiopia - A.K. Behrensmeyer
10.           Herbivore enamel carbon isotopic composition and the environmental context of Ardipithecus at Gona, Ethiopia - N.E. Levin, S.W. Simpson, J. Quade, T.E. Cerling, and S.R. Frost



Fielding, Christopher R., Tracy D. Frank, and John L. Isbell (eds.) -
Resolving the Late Paleozoic Ice Age in Time and Space. -
2008. Geological Society of America Special Paper 441; 354 pp., numerous fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 25


Preface and acknowledgments - v



1. - Gondwana paleogeography from assembly to breakup—A 500 m.y. odyssey

Ronald C. Blakey - 1


Near-Field Records

2. - A review of Permian–Carboniferous glacial deposits in Western Australia - A.J. Mory, J. Redfern, and J.R. Martin - 29

3. - Stratigraphic record and facies associations of the late Paleozoic ice age in eastern Australia (New South Wales and Queensland) - Christopher R. Fielding, Tracy D. Frank, Lauren P. Birgenheier, Michael C. Rygel, Andrew T. Jones, and John Roberts - 41

4. - Permian glacigenic deposits in the Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica - John L. Isbell, Zelenda J. Koch, Gina M. Szablewski, and Paul A. Lenaker - 59

5. - Carboniferous-Permian glaciation in the main Karoo Basin, South Africa: Stratigraphy, depositional controls, and glacial dynamics. - John L. Isbell, Douglas I. Cole, and Octavian Catuneanu - 71

6. - Single-zircon U-Pb dating of Carboniferous-Permian tuffs, Namibia, and the intercontinental deglaciation cycle framework. - Harald Stollhofen, Mario Werner, Ian G. Stanistreet, and Richard A. Armstrong - 83

7. - Late Paleozoic glacial deposits of Brazil: Paraná Basin - A.C. Rocha-Campos, Paulo R. dos Santos, and José R. Canuto - 97

8. - Sequence stratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Late Carboniferous to Early Permian glacial succession (Itararé subgroup) at the eastern-southeastern margin of the Parané Basin, Brazil - Michael Holz, Paulo A. Souza, and Roberto Iannuzzi - 115

9. - Carboniferous glacigenic deposits of the proto-Precordillera of west-central Argentina - Lindsey C. Henry, John L. Isbell, and Carlos O. Limarino - 131

10. - Pennsylvanian and Permian sequences in Bolivia: Direct responses to Gondwana glaciation - G.W. Grader, P.E. Isaacson, E. Díaz-Martínez, and M.C. Pope - 143

11. - Late Devonian and Early Carboniferous glacial records of South America - Mário Vicente Caputo, José Henrique Gonçalves de Melo, Maurice Streel, and John L. Isbell - 161

12. - A regional overview of the late Paleozoic glaciation in Oman - Joe R. Martin, Jonathan Redfern, and John F. Aitken - 175


Far-Field Records

13. - The record of Carboniferous sea-level change in low-latitude sedimentary successions from Britain and Ireland during the onset of the late Paleozoic ice age - Sarah J. Davies - 187

14. - Influence of late Paleozoic Gondwana glaciations on the depositional evolution of the northern Pangean shelf, North Greenland, Svalbard, and the Barents Sea - Lars Stemmerik - 205

15. - Late Paleozoic cyclic strata of Euramerica: Recognition of Gondwanan glacial signatures during periods of thermal subsidence - M.R. Gibling and M.C. Rygel - 219

16. - Appalachian sedimentary cycles during the Pennsylvanian: Changing influences of sea level, climate, and tectonics - Stephen F. Greb, Jack C. Pashin, Ronald L. Martino, and Cortland F. Eble - 235

17. - Deciphering the mid-Carboniferous eustatic event in the central Appalachian foreland basin, southern West Virginia, USA - Bascombe M. Blake Jr. and Jack D. Beuthin - 249

18. - Evidence for eustasy at the Kinderhookian-Osagean (Mississippian) boundary in the United States: Response to late Tournaisian glaciation? - Thomas W. Kammer and David L. Matchen - 261

19. - Pennsylvanian cyclothems in Midcontinent North America as far-field effects of waxing and waning of Gondwana ice sheets - Philip H. Heckel - 275

20. - Paleosol archives of environmental and climatic history in paleotropical western Pangea during the latest Pennsylvanian through Early Permian - Neil J. Tabor, Isabel P. Montañez, Christopher R. Scotese, Christopher J. Poulsen, and Greg H. Mack - 291


Synthesis Papers

21. - Pennsylvanian tropical floras from the United States as a record of changing climate - Hermann W. Pfefferkorn, Robert A. Gastaldo, William A. DiMichele, and Tom L. Phillips - 305

22. - A review of the palynostratigraphy of Gondwanan Late Carboniferous to Early Permian glacigene successions - Michael H. Stephenson - 317

23. - Late Paleozoic climate dynamics revealed by comparison of ice-proximal stratigraphic and ice-distal isotopic records - T.D. Frank, L.P. Birgenheier, I.P. Montañez, C.R. Fielding, and M.C. Rygel - 331

24. - The late Paleozoic ice age—A review of current understanding and synthesis of global climate patterns - Christopher R. Fielding, Tracy D. Frank, and John L. Isbell




Draut, Amy E., Peter D. Clift & David W. Scholl (eds.) -

Formation and Applications of the Sedimentary Record in Arc Collision Zones. -

2008. geological Society of America Special Paper 436; 403 pp., numerous fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.

€ 25


Preface - v

1. - Preservation of forearc basins during island arc–continent collision: Some insights - from the Ordovician of western Ireland - Paul D. Ryan - 1

2. - Basin formation by volcanic arc loading - Dave Waltham, Robert Hall, Helen R. Smyth, and Cynthia J. Ebinger - 11

3. - Cenozoic arc processes in Indonesia: Identification of the key influences on the - stratigraphic record in active volcanic arcs - Robert Hall and Helen R. Smyth - 27

4. - Carbonate-platform facies in volcanic-arc settings: Characteristics and controls on - deposition and stratigraphic development - Steven L. Dorobek - 55

5. - Sediment waves in the Bismarck Volcanic Arc, Papua New Guinea - Gary Hoffmann, Eli Silver, Simon Day, Eugene Morgan, Neal Driscoll, and Daniel Orange - 91

6. - The Lichi Mélange: A collision mélange formation along early arcward backthrusts - during forearc basin closure, Taiwan arc-continent collision - Chi-Yue Huang, Chih-Wei Chien, Bochu Yao, and Chung-Pai Chang - 127

7. - Oblique subduction in island arc collision setting: Unique sedimentation, accretion, - and deformation processes in the Boso TTT-type triple junction area, NW Pacific - Yujiro Ogawa, Yoshihiro Takami, and Sakiko Takazawa - 155

8. - The West Crocker formation of northwest Borneo: A Paleogene accretionary prism - Joseph J. Lambiase, Tan Yaw Tzong, Amelia G. William, Michael D. Bidgood, Patrice Brenac, - and Andrew B. Cullen - 171

9. - Temporal changes in the composition of Miocene sandstone related to collision - between the Honshu and Izu arcs, central Japan - Koichi Okuzawa and Ken-ichiro Hisada - 185

10. - Cenozoic volcanic arc history of East Java, Indonesia: The stratigraphic record - of eruptions on an active continental margin - Helen R. Smyth, Robert Hall, and Gary J. Nichols - 199

11. - New constraints on the sedimentation and uplift history of the Andaman-Nicobar - accretionary prism, South Andaman Island - R. Allen, A. Carter, Y. Najman, P.C. Bandopadhyay, H.J. Chapman, M.J. Bickle, E. Garzanti, - G. Vezzoli, S. Andò, G.L. Foster, and C. Gerring - 223

12. - Post-collisional collapse in the wake of migrating arc-continent collision in the - Ilan Basin, Taiwan - Peter D. Clift, Andrew T.S. Lin, Andrew Carter, Francis Wu, Amy E. Draut, T.-H. Lai, L.-Y. Fei, - Hans Schouten, and Louis Teng - 257

13. - The Guerrero Composite Terrane of western Mexico: Collision and subsequent - rifting in a supra-subduction zone - E. Centeno-Garcia, M. Guerrero-Suastegui, and O. Talavera-Mendoza - 279

14. - Tectonic architecture of an arc-arc collision zone, Newfoundland Appalachians - Alexandre Zagorevski, Cees R. van Staal, Vicki McNicoll, Neil Rogers, and Pablo Valverde-Vaquero - 309

15. - The Catalina Schist: Evidence for middle Cretaceous subduction erosion of - outhwestern North America - M. Grove, G.E. Bebout, C.E. Jacobson, A.P. Barth, D.L. Kimbrough, R.L. King, Haibo Zou, - O.M. Lovera, B.J. Mahoney, and G.E. Gehrels - 335

16. - Sedimentary response to arc-continent collision, Permian, southern Mongolia - C.L. Johnson, J.A. Amory, D. Zinniker, M.A. Lamb, S.A. Graham, M. Affolter, and G. Badarch - 363

17. - Links among mountain building, surface erosion, and growth of an accretionary - prism in a subduction zone — An example from southwest Japan - Gaku Kimura, Yujin Kitamura, Asuka Yamaguchi, and Hugues Raimbourg - 391





Ulf Linnemann, R. Damian Nance, Petr Kraft, and Gernold Zulauf (Editors)

The Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan Collision

2007. Geological Society of America Special Paper 423; 630 pp., many fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.

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1.The assembly of West Gondwana—The view from the Rio de la Plata craton - Kerstin Saalmann, Léo A. Hartmann, and Marcus V.D. Remus - 1
2.Geodynamic evolution of the northwestern Paleo-Gondwanan margin in the Moroccan Atlas at the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary - Andre Pouclet, Abdellatif Aarab, Abdelilah Fekkak, and Mohammed Benharre - f27
3.The continuum between Cadomian orogenesis and opening of the Rheic Ocean: Constraints from LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon dating and analysis of plate-tectonic setting (Saxo-Thuringian zone, northeastern Bohemian Massif, Germany) - Ulf Linnemann, Axel Gerdes, Kerstin Drost, and Bernd Buschmann - 61
4.The Lausitz graywackes, Saxo-Thuringia, Germany—Witness to the Cadomian orogeny - Helga Kemnitz - 97
5.Paleontological data from the Early Cambrian of Germany and paleobiogeographical implications for the configuration of central Perigondwana - Olaf Elicki - 143
6.The Variscan orogeny in the Saxo-Thuringian zone—Heterogenous overprint of Cadomian/Paleozoic Peri-Gondwana crust - U. Kroner, T. Hahn, Rolf L. Romer, and Ulf Linnemann - 153
7.Far Eastern Avalonia: Its chronostratigraphic structure revealed by SHRIMP zircon ages from Upper Carboniferous to Lower Permian volcanic rocks (drill cores from Germany, Poland, and Denmark) - Christoph Breitkreuz, Allen Kennedy, Marion Geißler, Bodo-Carlo Ehling, Jürgen Kopp, Andrzej Muszynski, Aleksander Protas, and Svend Stouge - 173
8.Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic signatures of Neoproterozoic–Early Paleozoic siliciclastic rocks in response to changing geotectonic regimes: A case study from the Barrandian area (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic) - Kerstin Drost, Rolf L. Romer, Ulf Linnemann, Oldøich Fatka, Petr Kraft, and Jaroslav Marek - 191
9.The diversity and geodynamic significance of Late Cambrian (ca. 500 Ma) felsic anorogenic magmatism in the northern part of the Bohemian Massif: A review based on Sm-Nd isotope and geochemical data - Christian Pin, R. Kryza, T. Oberc-Dziedzic, S. Mazur, K. Turniak, and Jarmila Waldhausrová - 209
10.Sm-Nd isotope and trace element study of Late Proterozoic metabasalts (“spilites”) from the Central Barrandian domain (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic) - Christian Pin and Jarmila Waldhausrová - 231
11.Structural evolution of the Prague synform (Czech Republic) during Silurian times: An AMS, rock magnetism, and paleomagnetic study of the Svatý Jan pod Skalou dikes. Consequences for the nappes emplacement - Tahar Aïfa, Petr Pruner, Martin Chadima, and Petr Štorch - 249
12.Cadomian and Variscan metamorphic events in the Léon domain (Armorican Massif, France): PT data and EMP monazite dating - Bernhard Schulz, Erwin Krenn, Fritz Finger, Helene Brätz, and Reiner Klemd - 267
13.U-Pb depositional age for the upper Barrios Formation (Armorican Quartzite facies) in the Cantabrian zone of Iberia: Implications for stratigraphic correlation and paleogeography - Gabriel Gutiérrez-Alonso, Javier Fernández-Suárez, Juan Carlos Gutiérrez-Marco, Fernando Corfu, J. Brendan Murphy, and Mercedes Suárez - 287
14.Contrasting mantle sources and processes involved in a peri-Gondwanan terrane: A case study of pre-Variscan mafic intrusives from the autochthon of the Central Iberian Zone - Miguel López-Plaza, Mercedes Peinado, Francisco-Javier López-Moro, M. Dolores Rodríguez-Alonso, Asunción Carnicero, M. Piedad Franco, Juan Carlos Gonzalo, and Marina Navidad - 297

15.Tectonic evolution of the upper allochthon of the Órdenes complex (northwestern Iberian Massif): Structural constraints to a polyorogenic peri-Gondwanan terrane - Juan Gómez Barreiro, José R. Martínez Catalán, Ricardo Arenas, Pedro Castiñeiras, Jacobo Abati, Florentino Díaz García, and Jan R. Wijbrans - 315

16.Crustal growth and deformational processes in the northern Gondwana margin: Constraints from the Évora Massif (Ossa-Morena zone, southwest Iberia, Portugal) - M. Francisco Pereira, J. Brandão Silva, Martim Chichorro, Patrícia Moita, José F. Santos, Arturo Apraiz, and Cristina Ribeiro - 333

17.The Lower–Middle Cambrian boundary in the Mediterranean subprovince - Rodolfo Gozalo, Eladio Liñán, María Eugenia Dies Álvarez, José Antonio Gámez Vintaned, and Eduardo Mayoral - 359

18.Avalonian and Baltican terranes in the Moesian Platform (southern Europe, Romania, and Bulgaria) in the context of Caledonian terranes along the southwestern margin of the East European craton - Martin S. Oczlon, Antoneta Seghedi, and Charles W. Carrigan - 375

19.Crete and the Minoan terranes: Age constraints from U-Pb dating of detrital zircons - G. Zulauf, S.S. Romano, W. Dörr, and J. Fiala - 401

20.Geological evolution of middle to late Paleozoic rocks in the Avalon terrane of northern mainland Nova Scotia, Canadian Appalachians: A record of tectonothermal activity along the northern margin of the Rheic Ocean in the Appalachian-Caledonide orogen -
J. Brendan Murphy - 413

21.Vestige of the Rheic Ocean in North America: The Acatlán Complex of southern México - R. Damian Nance, Brent V. Miller, J. Duncan Keppie, J. Brendan Murphy, and Jaroslav Dostal - 437

22.Provenance of the Granjeno Schist, Ciudad Victoria, México: Detrital zircon U-Pb age constraints and implications for the Paleozoic paleogeography of the Rheic Ocean - R. Damian Nance, Javier Fernández-Suárez, J. Duncan Keppie, Craig Storey, and Teresa E. Jeffries - 453

23.Ordovician calc-alkaline granitoids in the Acatlán Complex, southern México: Geochemical and geochronologic data and implications for the tectonics of the Gondwanan margin of the Rheic Ocean - Brent V. Miller, Jaroslav Dostal, J. Duncan Keppie, R. Damian Nance, Amabel Ortega-Rivera, and James K.W. Lee - 465

24.Ordovician–Devonian oceanic basalts in the Cosoltepec Formation, Acatlán Complex, southern México: Vestiges of the Rheic Ocean? - J. Duncan Keppie, Jaroslav Dostal, and Mariano Elías-Herrera - 477

25.P-T-t constraints on exhumation following subduction in the Rheic Ocean from eclogitic rocks in the Acatlán Complex of southern México - Matt Middleton, J. Duncan Keppie, J. Brendan Murphy, Brent V. Miller, R. Damian Nance, Amabel Ortega-Rivera, and James K.W. Lee - 489

26.Life and death of a Cambrian–Ordovician basin: An Andean three-act play featuring Gondwana and the Arequipa-Antofalla terrane - Sven O. Egenhof - f511

27.A Late Ordovician ice sheet in South America: Evidence from the Cancañiri tillites, southern Bolivia - Frank Schönian and Sven O. Egenhoff - 525

28.Sedimentary basins in the southwestern Siberian craton: Late Neoproterozoic–Early Cambrian rifting and collisional events - Julius Konstantinovich Sovetov, Anna Evgen’evna Kulikova, and Maxim Nikolaevich Medvedev - 549

29.Aluminum phosphate in Proterozoic metaquartzites: Implications for the Precambrian oceanic P budget and development of life - Giulio Morteani, Dietrich Ackermand, and Jörg Trappe - 579

Index - 593




Arribas, José, Mark J. Johnsson & Salvatore Critelli (eds.) - Sedimentary Provenance and Petrogenesis: Perspectives from Petrography and Geochemistry.

2008. Geological Society of America Special Paper 420; 379 pp., many fig./phot. Paperback, very good, as new, 4to.

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Preface  - v

1.  - Comparison of river and beach sand composition with source rocks, Dolomite Alps drainage basins, northeastern Italy - M. Dane Picard and Earle F. McBride  - 1

2.  - Cyclic variations in sediment provenance from late Pleistocene deposits of the eastern Po Plain, Italy - Alessandro Amorosi, Maria Luisa Colalongo, Enrico Dinelli, Federico Lucchini, and Stefano Claudio Vaiani  - 13

3.  - Geochemical and mineralogical proxies for grain size in mudstones and siltstones from the Pleistocene and Holocene of the Po River alluvial plain, Italy - Enrico Dinelli, Fabio Tateo, and Vito Summa  - 25

4.  - Petrography of Paleogene turbiditic sedimentation in northeastern Italy - Cristina Stefani, Massimiliano Zattin, and Paolo Grandesso  - 37

5.  - Alluvial sand composition as a tool to unravel late Quaternary sedimentation of the Modena Plain, northern Italy - Stefano Lugli, Simona Marchetti Dori, and Daniela Fontana  - 57

6.  - Geochemistry and petrography of Western Tethys Cretaceous sedimentary covers (Corsica and Northern Apennines): From source areas to configuration of margins - Laura Bracciali, Michele Marroni, Luca Pandolfi, and Sergio Rocchi  - 73

7.  - Petrographic analysis in regional geology interpretation: Case history of the Macigno (northern Apennines) - Piero Bruni, Enrico Pandeli, and Massimo Nebbiai  - 95

8.  - Interpreting siliciclastic-carbonate detrital modes in foreland basin systems: An example from Upper Miocene arenites of the central Apennines, Italy - Salvatore Critelli, E Le Pera, F Galluzzo, S Milli, M Moscatelli, S Perrotta, and M Santantonio  - 107

9.  - Interpreting gypsarenites in the Rossano basin (Calabria, Italy): A contribution to the characterization of the Messinian salinity crisis in the Mediterranean - Mirko Barone, Rocco Dominici, and Stefano Lugli  - 135

10.  - The onset of the sedimentary cycle in a mid-latitude upland environment: Weathering, pedogenesis, and geomorphic processes on plutonic rocks (Sila Massif, Calabria) - Fabio Scarciglia, Emilia Le Pera, and Salvatore Critelli  - 149

11.  - Interpreting carbonate particles in modern continental sands: An example from fluvial sands (Iberian Range, Spain) - M.E. Arribas and J. Arribas  - 167

12.  - Provenance discrimination of Lower Cretaceous synrift sandstones (eastern Iberian Chain, Spain): Constraints from detrital modes, heavy minerals, and geochemistry - M.A. Caja, R. Marfil, M. Lago, R. Salas, and K. Ramseyer  - 181

13.  - Significance of geochemical signatures on provenance in intracratonic rift basins: Examples from the Iberian plate - M. Ochoa, M.E. Arribas, J. Arribas, and R. Mas  - 199

14.  - Complex examination of the Upper Paleozoic siliciclastic rocks from southern Transdanubia, SW Hungary—Mineralogical, petrographic, and geochemical study - Andrea Varga, G. Szakmány, T. Árgyelán, S. Józsa, B Raucsik, and Z Máthé  - 221

15.  - First-cycle sandstone composition and color of associated fine-grained rocks as an aid to resolve Gondwana stratigraphy in peninsular India - Prodip K. Dutta  - 241

16.  - Sand and gravel provenance in the Waipaoa River system: Sedimentary recycling in an actively deforming forearc basin, North Island, New Zealand - Dawn E. James, Alissa M. DeVaughn, and Kathleen M. Marsaglia  - 253

17.  - The petrology and provenance of sand in the Bounty submarine fan, New Zealand - Shawn A. Shapiro, Kathleen M. Marsaglia, and Lionel Carter  - 277

18.  - Sediment sources of beach sand from the southern coast of the Baja California peninsula, Mexico—Fourier grain-shape analysis - J.M. Murillo-Jiménez, William Full, E.H. Nava-Sánchez, V. Camacho-Valdéz, and A. León-Manilla  - 297

19.  - Detrital apatite geochemistry and its application in provenance studies - Andrew Morton and Greg Yaxley  - 319

20.  - Predicting sand character with integrated genetic analysis - William A. Heins and Suzanne Kairo  - 345

Index  - 381





Rose, William I., Gregg J.S. Bluth et al. (eds.) -
Volcanic Hazards in Central America. -
2006. Geological Society of America Special Paper 412; 276 pp., many fig./phot.
Paperback, very good, new, 4to. € 22

Preface  - v

1.  - Large-volume volcanic edifice failures in Central America and associated hazards - L. Siebert, G.E. Alvarado, J.W. Vallance, and B. van Wyk de Vries  - 1

2.  - Origin of the modern Chiapanecan volcanic arc in southern México inferred from thermal models - V.C. Manea and M. Manea  - 27

3.  - Geological evolution of the Tacaná Volcanic Complex, México-Guatemala - A. García Palomo, J.L. Macías, J.L. Arce, J.C. Mora, S. Hughes, R. Saucedo, J.M. Espíndola, R. Escobar, and P. Layer  - 39

4.  - The chemistry of spring waters and fumarolic gases encircling Santa María volcano, Guatemala: Insights into regional hydrothermal activity and implications for volcano monitoring - J.A. Walker, S. Templeton, and B.I. Cameron  - 59

5.  - Downstream aggradation owing to lava dome extrusion and rainfall runoff at Volcán Santiaguito, Guatemala - A.J.L. Harris, J.W. Vallance, P. Kimberly, W.I. Rose, O. Matías, E. Bunzendahl, L.P. Flynn, and H. Garbeil  - 85

6.  - The Escuintla and La Democracia debris avalanche deposits, Guatemala: Constraining their sources - C.A. Chesner and S.P. Halsor  - 105

7.  - Diverse volcanism in southeastern Guatemala: The role of crustal contamination - B.I. Cameron and J.A. Walker  - 121

8.  - Volcanic hazards in Nicaragua: Past, present, and future - A. Freundt, S. Kutterolf, H.-U. Schmincke, T. Hansteen, H. Wehrmann, W. Pérez, W. Strauch, and M. Navarro  - 141

9.  - The A.D. 1835 eruption of Volcán Cosigüina, Nicaragua: A guide for assessing local volcanic hazards - W. Scott, C. Gardner, G. Devoli, and A. Alvarez  - 167

10.  - The youngest highly explosive basaltic eruptions from Masaya Caldera (Nicaragua): Stratigraphy and hazard assessment - W. Pérez and A. Freundt  - 189

11.  - Fontana Tephra: A basaltic Plinian eruption in Nicaragua - H. Wehrmann, C. Bonadonna, A. Freundt, B.F. Houghton, and S. Kutterolf  - 209

12.  - Tephra deposits for the past 2600 years from Irazú Volcano, Costa Rica - S.K. Clark, M.K. Reagan, and D.A. Trimble  - 225

13.  - The eruptive history of Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica, and potential hazards from future eruptions - M. Reagan, E. Duarte, G.J. Soto, and E. Fernández  - 235

14.  - Recent volcanic history of Irazú volcano, Costa Rica: Alternation and mixing of two magma batches, and pervasive mixing - G.E. Alvarado, M.J. Carr, B.D. Turrin, C.C. Swisher III, H.-U. Schmincke, and K.W. Hudnut  - 259



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Neogene-Quaternary continental margin volcanism: A perspective from México.

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New Sr-Nd-Pb-O isotope data for Colima volcano and evidence for the nature of the local basement
Gabriel Valdez-Moreno, Peter Schaaf, José Luis Macías, and Minoru Kusakabe



The San Pedro–Cerro Grande volcanic complex (Nayarit, México): Inferences on volcanology and magma evolution
Chiara M. Petrone, Lorella Francalanci, Luca Ferrari, Peter Schaaf, and Sandro Conticelli



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The Valle de Bravo Volcanic Field: Geology and geomorphometric parameters of a Quaternary monogenetic field at the front of the Mexican Volcanic Belt
Gerardo J. Aguirre-Díaz, María del Carmen Jaimes-Viera, and Jorge Nieto Obregón



The Lower Toluca Pumice: A ca. 21,700 yr B.P. Plinian eruption of Nevado de Toluca Volcano, México
Lucia Capra, Lia María Carreras, José Luis Arce, and José Luis Macías



Geochemical correlation of Caribbean Sea tephra layers with ignimbrites in Central America
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Hazard zoning for ballistic impact during volcanic explosions at Volcán de Fuego de Colima (México)
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The Holocene syneruptive volcaniclastic debris flows in the Vesuvian area: Geological data as a guide for hazard assessment
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Fourth Hutton Symposium. The origin of granites and related rocks.

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13. Geochemistry and origin of Neoproterozoic ironstone deposits in the New Jersey Highlands and implications for the eastern Laurentian rifted margin in the north-central Appalachians, USA - Richard A. Volkert, Donald H. Monteverde et al. 283

14. Tectonic, magmatic, and metamorphic history of the New Jersey Highlands: New insights from SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology - Richard A. Volkert, John N. Aleinikoff, and C. Mark Fanning 307

15. Lithochemistry of the Lower Paleozoic Goldenville and Halifax groups, southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada: Implications for stratigraphy, provenance, and tectonic setting of the Meguma terrane - Chris E. White and Sandra M. Barr 347

16. Middle Cambrian to Ordovician arc-backarc development on the leading edge of Ganderia, Newfoundland Appalachians - A. Zagorevski, C.R. van Staal, N. Rogers, V.J. McNicoll, and J. Pollock 367

17. Stratigraphy and geochemistry of the Catoctin volcanics: Implications for mantle evolution during the breakup of Rodinia - Robert L. Badger, Kyle T. Ashley, and Brian L. Cousens 397

18. Orphans of the far-traveled Pulaski thrust sheet: Exotic detached duplexes and their implications for original fold-and-thrust geometry - Mervin J. Bartholomew and Sharon E. Lewis 417

19. The Alleghanian deformational sequence at the foreland junction of the Central and Southern Appalachians - Mervin J. Bartholomew and Amy E. Whitaker 431

20. A model for Iapetan rifting of Laurentia based on Neoproterozoic dikes and related rocks - William C. Burton and Scott Southworth 455

21. Temporal and spatial changes in deformation conditions during the formation of the Central Appalachian fold-and-thrust belt: Evidence from joints, vein mineral paragenesis, and fluid inclusions - Mark A. Evans 477

22. Crustal fluid evolution during deformation, uplift, and exhumation of the southeastern Piedmont of the Southern Appalachians: Late Paleozoic through Mesozoic rifting - Mark A. Evans and Mervin J. Bartholomew 553

23. Extensional structures of the Alabama Promontory and Black Warrior foreland basin: Styles and relationship to the Appalachian fold-thrust belt - Richard H. Groshong Jr., W. Brown Hawkins Jr., Jack C. Pashin, and Dennis L. Harry 579

24. Alleghanian plutonism in the Suwannee terrane, USA: Implications for late Paleozoic tectonic models - Ann L. Heatherington, Paul A. Mueller, and Joseph L. Wooden 607

25. Ordovician volcanic-arc terrane in the Central Appalachian Piedmont of Maryland and Virginia: SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology, field relations, and tectonic significance - J. Wright Horton Jr., John N. Aleinikoff, Avery Ala Drake Jr. et al. 621

26. Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of southern Appalachian Blue Ridge and Inner Piedmont crystalline terranes - Arthur J. Merschat, Robert D. Hatcher Jr., Brendan R. Bream, Calvin F. Miller, Heather E. Byars et al. 661

27. Three tectonothermal pulses recorded in eclogite and amphibolite of the Eastern Blue Ridge, Southern Appalachians - Brent V. Miller, Kevin G. Stewart, and Donna L. Whitney 701

28. Geochemical and geochronological evidence for Devonian magmatism revealed in the Maidens gneiss, Goochland terrane, Virginia - Brent E. Owens, Robert Buchwaldt, and Catherine R. Shirvell 725

29. Depositional and tectonic setting of the Neoproterozoic–early Paleozoic rocks of the Virgilina sequence and Albemarle Group, North Carolina - Jeffrey C. Pollock, James P. Hibbard, and Paul J. Sylvester 739

30. S and Z buckle folds as shear-sense indicators in the ductile realm: Field examples from the Grenville Province of Ontario and the Appalachians of South Carolina - Walfried M. Schwerdtner, Sheng J. Lu, and Daniel Landa 773

31. Mesoproterozoic magmatism and deformation in the northern Blue Ridge, Virginia and Maryland: Application of SHRIMP U-Pb geochronology and integrated field studies in the definition of Grenvillian tectonic history - Scott Southworth, John N. Aleinikoff, Richard P. Tollo, Christopher M. Bailey, William C. Burton, Paul C. Hackley, and C. Mark Fanning 795

32. Geologic history of the Pine Mountain window, Alabama and Georgia: Insights from a new geologic map and U-Pb isotopic dates - M.G. Steltenpohl, R.D. Hatcher Jr., P.A. Mueller, A.L. Heatherington, and J.L. Wooden 837

33. Thermomagmatic evolution of Mesoproterozoic crust in the Blue Ridge of SW Virginia and NW North Carolina: Evidence from U-Pb geochronology and zircon geothermometry - Richard P. Tollo, John N. Aleinikoff et al. 859

34. Interactions between the southern Appalachian–Ouachita orogenic belt and basement faults in the orogenic footwall and foreland - William A. Thomas 897

35. Heterogeneous wrench-dominated transpression in the deep crust recorded by the Burnsville fault and related structures, Blue Ridge, North Carolina: Implications for the Acadian orogeny in the Southern Appalachians - Cheryl Waters-Tormey and Kevin Stewart 917

36. Southern Appalachian Laurentian margin initial drift-facies sequences: Implications for margin evolution - James F. Tull, David T. Allison, Stephen E. Whiting, and Nick L. John





A.K. Higgins, Jane A. Gilotti, and M. Paul Smith -
The Greenland Caledonides. Evolution of the northeast margin of Laurentia. -
Geological Society of America Memoir 202; 368 pp., numerous figs./phot., many col., CD-ROM and pocket with col. geol. map 1:1.000.000 loosely inserted. Orig. illustr. boards, very good, as new, 4to.
€ 40


1. Geological research and mapping in the Caledonian orogen of East Greenland, 70°N–82°N - Niels Henriksen and A.K. Higgins

2. Architecture and evolution of the East Greenland Caledonides—An introduction - A.K. Higgins and A. Graham Leslie

3. Polyorogenic history of the East Greenland Caledonides - Feiko Kalsbeek, Kristine Thrane, A.K. Higgins, Hans F. Jepsen, A. Graham Leslie, Allen P. Nutman, and Robert Frei

4. Paleoproterozoic and Mesoproterozoic sedimentary and volcanic successions in the northern parts of the East Greenland Caledonian orogen and its foreland - John D. Collinson, Feiko Kalsbeek, Hans F. Jepsen, Stig A.S. Pedersen, and Brian G.J. Upton

5. Neoproterozoic sedimentary basins with glacigenic deposits of the East Greenland Caledonides - Martin Sønderholm, Kasper S. Frederiksen, M. Paul Smith, and Henrik Tirsgaard

6. Cambrian–Silurian development of the Laurentian margin of the Iapetus Ocean in Greenland and related areas - M. Paul Smith and Jan Audun Rasmussen

7. Foreland-propagating Caledonian thrust systems in East Greenland - A. Graham Leslie and A.K. Higgins

8. Caledonian metamorphic patterns in Greenland - Jane A. Gilotti, Kevin A. Jones, and Synnøve Elvevold

9. Granites and granites in the East Greenland Caledonides - Feiko Kalsbeek, A.K. Higgins, Hans F. Jepsen, Robert Frei, and Allen P. Nutman

10. Geometry, kinematics, and timing of extensional faulting in the Greenland Caledonides—A synthesis - Jane A. Gilotti and William C. McClelland

11. The Devonian basin in East Greenland—Review of basin evolution and vertebrate assemblages - Poul-Henrik Larsen, Henrik Olsen, and Jennifer A. Clack

12. Mineral occurrences in central East Greenland (70°N–75°N) and their relation to the Caledonian orogeny—A Sr-Nd-Pb isotopic study of scheelite - Henrik Stendal and Robert Frei

13. Laurentian margin evolution and the Caledonian orogeny—A template for Scotland and East Greenland - A. Graham Leslie, Martin Smith, and N.J. Soper

14. Caledonian orogen of East Greenland 70°N–82°N: Geological map at 1:1,000,000—Concepts and principles of compilation - Niels Henriksen and A.K. Higgins




Robert D. Hatcher Jr., Marvin P. Carlson, John H. McBride, and José R. Martínez Catalán -
4-D framework of continental crust. -
Geological Society of America Memoir 200; 641 pp., numerous figs., many col., CD-ROM with supplementary material loosely inserted. Orig. illustr. boards, very good, as new, 4to. [2,1 kg]
€ 35


1. The secular evolution of plate tectonics and the continental crust: An outline - J.F. Dewey 1

2. Crustal recycling at modern subduction zones applied to the past—Issues of growth and preservation of continental basement crust, mantle geochemistry, and supercontinent reconstruction - D.W. Scholl and R. von Huene 9

3. Crustal recycling in the Appalachian foreland - W.A. Thomas and T.P. Becker 33

4. Diagnostic features and processes in the construction and evolution of Oman-, Zagros-, Himalayan-, Karakoram-, and Tibetan-type orogenic belts - M.P. Searle 41

5. Continental growth and recycling by accretion of deformed turbidite fans and remnant ocean basins: Examples from Neoproterozoic and Phanerozoic - D.R. Gray, D.A. Foster, R. Maas, C.V. Spaggiari, R.T. Gregory, B. Goscombe, and K.H. Hoffmann 63

6. Pure shear dominated high-strain zones in basement terranes - C.M. Bailey, L.E. Polvi, and A.M. Forte 93

7. Scale independence of décollement thrusting - J.H. McBride, A.J.M. Pugin, and R.D. Hatcher Jr. 109

8. The Southern Oklahoma and Dniepr-Donets aulacogens: A comparative analysis - G.R. Keller and R.A. Stephenson 127

9. Accretionary orogens in space and time - K.C. Condie 145

10. Petrotectonics, climate, crustal thickness, and evolution of geologically young orogenic belts - W.G. Ernst 159

11. Accretionary growth and crust formation in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt and comparison with the Arabian-Nubian Shield - A. Kröner, B.F. Windley, G. Badarch, O. Tomurtogoo, et al. 181

12. Mid-crustal Late Cretaceous metamorphism in the Nason terrane, Cascades crystalline core, Washington, USA: Implications for tectonic models - H.H. Stowell, G.R. Bulman, C.A. Zuluaga, D.K. Tinkham, R.B. Miller, and E. Stein 211

13. Earth’s first two billion years—The era of internally mobile crust - W.B. Hamilton 233

14. Proterozoic accretionary belts in the Amazonian Craton - U.G. Cordani and W. Teixeira 297

15. Precambrian accretionary history and Phanerozoic structures—A unified explanation for the tectonic architecture of the Nebraska region, USA - M.P. Carlson 321

16. Precambrian blocks and orogen boundaries in the north-central United States determined from gravity and magnetic data - K. Mickus 327

17. Variations in lithospheric structure across the margin of Baltica in Central Europe and the role of the Variscan and Carpathian orogenies - M. Grad, A. Guterch, G.R. Keller, and POLONAISE’97 and CELEBRATION 2000 Working Groups 341

18. The Uppermost Allochthon in the Scandinavian Caledonides: From a Laurentian ancestry through Taconian orogeny to Scandian crustal growth on Baltica - D. Roberts, Ø. Nordgulen, and V. Melezhik 357

19. Gondwana-derived terranes in the northern Hellenides - F. Himmerkus, B. Anders, T. Reischmann, and D. Kostopoulos 379

20. Variscan thrust nappes, detachments, and strike-slip faults in the French Massif Central: Interpretation of the lineations - P. Matte 391

21. Space and time in the tectonic evolution of the northwestern Iberian Massif: Implications for the comprehension of the Variscan belt - J.R. Martínez Catalán, R. Arenas, F. Díaz García, P. González Cuadra et al. 403

22. Paleozoic ophiolites in the Variscan suture of Galicia (northwest Spain): Distribution, characteristics, and meaning - R. Arenas, J.R. Martínez Catalán, S. Sánchez Martínez et al. 425

23. Geochemistry of two associated ophiolites from the Cabo Ortegal Complex (Variscan Belt of NW Spain) - S. Sánchez Martínez, R. Arenas, P. Andonaegui, J.R. Martínez Catalán, and J.A. Pearce 445

24. U-Pb chronometry of polymetamorphic high-pressure granulites: An example from the allochthonous terranes of the NW Iberian Variscan Belt - J. Fernández-Suárez, R. Arenas, J. Abati, J.R. Martínez Catalán, M.J. Whitehouse, and T.E. Jeffries 469

25. Flexural to broken foreland basin evolution as a result of Variscan collisional events in northwestern Spain - M. Keller, H. Bahlburg, C.D. Reuther, and A. Weh 489

26. The Notre Dame arc and the Taconic orogeny in Newfoundland - C.R. van Staal, J.B. Whalen, V.J. McNicoll, S. Pehrsson, C.J. Lissenberg, A. Zagorevski, O. van Breemen, and G.A. Jenner 511

27. The Cat Square terrane: Possible Siluro-Devonian remnant ocean basin in the Inner Piedmont, southern Appalachians, USA - A.J. Merschat and R.D. Hatcher Jr. 553

28. Rifted-margin architecture, cover stratigraphy, and structure of basement culminations, frontal Appalachian Blue Ridge, Georgia, USA - J.F. Tull 567

29. Tectonic map of the southern and central Appalachians: A tale of three orogens and a complete Wilson cycle - R.D. Hatcher Jr., B.R. Bream, and A.J. Merschat 595





Sengör, A.M.C. - The large-wavelength deformations of the lithosphere. Materials for a history of the evolution of thought from the earliest times to plate tectonics. - 2003. Geological Society of America, Memoir 196; 347 pp., 141 fig./phot., incl. 3 large fold. plates in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, dustjacket, very good, 4to. € 30



Stratigraphic, paleontologic, and paleoenvironmental analysis of the Upper Cretaceous rocks of Cimarron County, northwestern Oklahoma.

1977. Geological Society of America, Memoir 149; 150 pp. 12 fig. 12 plts. w. fossils, microfiches in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only.

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Quaternary sedimentation in south Florida.

1977, Geological Society of America, Memoir 147; 198 pp. 70 fig./phot. 19 fold. plts. in pocket, many col. Orig. wrps. cloth cassette, gilt, libr. stamp on title page.

€  25


HAYS, J.D. (ED.)

Geological investigations of the North Pacific.

1970. Geological Society of America, Memoir 126; 323 pp. many figs./plts. (incl. fold-outs). Orig. cloth, dustjacket, minor damage to dustjacket, otherwise very good.

€  22



Igneous and metamorphic geology. A volume in honor of Arie Poldervaart.

1969. Geological Society of America, Memoir 115; 561 pp. numerous fig./phot./plts. Collection of 19 papers. Orig. cloth, libr. stamp on first endpaper, very good.

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Upper Cretaceous stratigraphy of the western Gulf Coast area of México, Texas, and Arkansas.

1969. Geological Society of America, Memoir 111; 139 pp. 9 fold. plts. in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on title page.

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Annotated index of fossil and recent silicoflagellates and ebridians with descriptions and illustrations of validly proposed taxa.

1968. Geological Society of America, Memoir 106; 319 pp. 21 fig. 53 plts. Orig. cloth, dustjacket, in excellent condition.

€  20



Type species of Paleozoic nuculoid bivalve genera.

1968, Geological Society of America, Memoir 105; 143 pp. 36 plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, dj. libr. stamp on first endpaper and dustjacket, very good.

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Conodonts and zonation of the Upper Devonian in the Great Basin.

1967, Geological Society of America, Memoir 103; 94 pp. 11 fig. 9 plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper.

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Geology of the Alaska Peninsula - island arc and continental margin. Parts 1-3.

1965, Geological Society of America Memoir 99; 250 pp. 28 fig. 8 plts. 3 fold. & col. maps in separate cassette. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper.

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Faunas and stratigraphy of the Snowy Range Formation (Upper Cambrian) in southwestern Montana and northwestern Wyoming.

1965. Geological Society of America, Memoir 96; 171 pp. 1 fig. 4 fold. plts. in pocket, 11 photoplts. incl. fossils (Mainly trilobites and brachiopods. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only, very good.

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Downie, C. & W.A.S. Sarjeant - Bibliography and index of fossil dinoflagellates and acritarchs. - 1964. Geological Society of America, Memoir 94; 180 pp., 1 fold-out plt. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper, very good. € 12



Late Eocene zoogeography of the eastern Gulf Coast region.

1963, Geological Society of America, Memoir 91; 113 pp. 34 fig. 3 plts. h.t. (with bryozoans). Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only.

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Romer, A.S. et al.

Bibliography of fossil vertebrates exclusive of North America 1509-1927, Vol. 1 & 2.

1962. Geological Society of America, Memoir 87; lxxxx, 722+773 pp. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only, very good.

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Stillwater igneous complex, Montana. A quantitative mineralogical study.

1960. Geological Society of America, Memoir 80; 230 pp. 42 fig. 12 plts. (some fold. in pocket). Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only, very good.

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Rock deformation (A symposium).

1960. Geological Society of America, Memoir 79; 382 pp. numerous fig./phot./plts. Collection of 13 longer papers. Orig. cloth, very good.

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Relation of ore deposition to doming in the North American Cordillera.

1960. Geological Society of America, Memoir 77; 117 pp. 34 fig. 2 fold-out plts. Orig. cloth. libr. stamp on first endpaper only, bindings a little shaky.

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Origin of granite in the light of experimental studies in the system NaAlSi3O8-KALSi3O8-SiO2-H2O.

1958, repr. 1960. Geol. Soc. Am. Mem 74; 153 pp. 67 fig. 6 plts. Orig. cloth.

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Metamorphic reactions and metamorphic facies.

1958. Geological Society of America, Memoir 73; 259 pp. 108 fig. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper only, very good.

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Cooper, W.S. - Coastal sand dunes of Oregon and Washington. - 1958. Geological Society of America, Memoir 72; 169 pp., 12 fig., 6 fold-out plts. with maps, 16 photoplts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 22


Anderson, F.M. - Upper Cretaceous of the Pacific coast. - 1958. Geological Society of America, Memoir 71; 378 pp., 3 fig., 75 plts. h.t., with molluscs, mostly ammonites. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 30


Galloway, J.J. & H.V. Kaska - Genus Pentremites and its species. - 1957. Geological Society of America, Memoir 69; 1034 pp., 5 fig., 13 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 15



Treatise on Marine Ecology and Paleoecology. Vol 1. Ecology, Vol. 2 Paleoecology.

1957. Geological Society of America, Memoir 67; 1296+1077 pp. numerous fig./phot./plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on endpaper. [single issues available also at EUR 35].

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Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks of Gros Ventre, Teton, Hoback, and Snake River Ranges, Wyoming.

1955, Geological Society of America, Memoir 63; 90 pp. 6 fig. 13 photoplts. h.t. plts. 14-23 fold. in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper.

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Ordovician cephalopod fauna of Baffin Island.

1954. Geological Society of America, Memoir 62; 234 pp. 20 fig. 63 plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper.

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sold Whittington, H.B. & W.R. Evitt - Silicified Middle Ordovician trilobites. [from Virginia] - 1953. Geological Society of America, Memoir 59; 137 pp., 27 fig., 33 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 28


Williams, A. - North American and European stropheodontids: their morphology and systematics. - 1953. Geological Society of America, Memoir 56; 67 pp., 4 fig., 13 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 16


Cooper, B.N. - Trilobites from the Lower Champlainian formations of the Appalachian Valley. - 1953. Geological Society of America, Memoir 55; 69 pp., 2 fig., 19 plts. h.t., with molluscs, mostly ammonites. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 15


Petrunkevitch, A - Paleozoic and Mesozoic Arachnida of Europe. - 1953. Geological Society of America, Memoir 53; 128 pp., 58 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 25


sold BUCHER, W.H.

Geologic structure and orogenic history of Venezuela.

1952. Geological Society of America, Memoir 49; 113 pp. 5 fig. Orig. cloth. libr. stamp on first endpaper only.

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KAY, M. 1951, Repr. - North American geosynclines. - 1955, Geological Society of America, Memoir 48; 143 pp. 20 fig. 16 plts. (fold. maps & sections). Orig. cloth. € 15


Wang, Y. - Maquoketa Brachiopoda of Iowa. - 1949. Geological Society of America, Memoir 42; 55 pp., 12 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 15


Miller, A.K. & W. Youngquist - American Permian nautiloids. - 1949, Geol. Soc. Am. Mem. 41; 218 pp. 39 fig. 59 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper. € 32


Stumm, E.C. - Revision of the families and genera of the Devonian tetracorals. - 1949. Geological Society of America, Memoir 40; 92 pp., 25 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper, very good. € 20


Longwell, C.R. (ed.) - Sedimentary facies in geologic history. - 1949, repr. 1950. Geological Society of America, Memoir 39; 171 pp. many figs. 5 photoplts. Orig. cloth, lg8vo. € 15


Camp, C.L. et al. - Bibliography of fossil vertebrates 1939-1943, 1944-1948, 1949-1953, 1954-1958, 1959-1963, 1964-1968, 1969-1972. [7 vols.] - 1949-1973. Geological Society of America, Memoirs 37, 57, 84, 92, 117, 134 & 141; 372+466+532+647+644+1119+733 pp. Orig. cloth, lg8vo. € 85


Teichert, C. - Permian crinoid Calceolispongia. - 1949, Geological Society of America, Memoir 34; 132 pp. 24 fig. 25 plts. h.t. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on endpaper. € 24


Stark, J.T. et al. - Geology and origin of South Park, Colorado. - 1949. Geological Society of America, Memoir 33; 188 pp., 22 fig., 15 plts. h.t., 3 fold. pocket, incl. col. geol. map. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 22


Gilluly, J. - Origin of granite. - 1948. [Conf. Meet. GSA in Ottawa, Dec. 30, 1947]. Geological Society of America, Memoir 28; 139 pp. figs. plts. Orig. cloth, libr. stamp on first endpaper only. € 15


Branson, C.C. - Bibliographic index of Permian invertebrates. - 1948, Geological Society of America, Memoir 26; 1049 pp. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper. € 35


Edinger, T. - Evolution of the horse brain. - 1948, Geological Society of America, Memoir 25; 177 pp. 24 fig. 4 plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on first endpaper. € 22


Miller, A.K. - Tertiary nautiloids of the Americas. - 1947. Geological Society of America, Memoir 23; 234 pp., 30 fig., 100 plts. h.t., with molluscs, mostly ammonites. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 30


Jaggar, T.A. - Origin and development of craters. - 1947. Geological Society of America, Memoir 21; 508 pp., 14 fig., 73 photoplts. h.t., 14 fold. plts. in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 30


Cloos, E. - Lineation. A critical review. - 1946, reprint 1952. Geological Society of America, Memoir 18; 122 pp. 15 fig. 10 plts, some fold. Orig. cloth, lg8vo. € 16


Anderson, Robert van Vleck - Geology of the coastal Atlas of western Algeria. - 1936. Geological Society of America Memoir 4; 450 pp. 2 fig. 17 photoplts. h.t. 1 fold. plt with sections and fold. & col. geol. map in pocket. Orig. cloth, gilt, very good. € 20


Ruedemann, R. - Paleozoic plankton of North America. - 1934, Geological Society of America, Memoir 2; 141 pp. 6 fig. 26 plts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on endpaper, very good. € 22


Schuster, C. & C.O. Dunbar - Stratigraphy of Western Newfoundland. - 1934, Geological Society of America, Memoir 1; 123 pp. 8 fig. 11 photoplts. Orig. cloth, gilt, libr. stamp on endpaper, very good. € 22