Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide by Chris Pellant,Helen Pellant

By Chris Pellant,Helen Pellant

Geological Structures is an easy-to-use, hugely informative photographic box consultant that introduces the nice number of geological constructions to be came across throughout us. The authors' appealing images, prolonged captions and available textual content make studying and figuring out geological buildings basic, even if you are an novice fanatic prepared to benefit or a more matured geologist.

The 3 major rock teams - igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary - and their similar buildings are every one lined intimately, by means of sections targeting folds and folding, faults and faulting, and unconformities.

Structures and comparable landforms are illustrated in additional than two hundred targeted color photos and their valuable captions help with id within the field.

Each geological account contains a sign of the structure's formation and offers precious details on the right way to establish and comprehend its distinguishing features.

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