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Geologic Maps : A Practical Guide to the Preparation and Interpretation of Geologic Maps

Geologic Maps : A Practical Guide to the Preparation and Interpretation of Geologic Maps - 2nd edition

Geologic Maps : A Practical Guide to the Preparation and Interpretation of Geologic Maps - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781577664628

ISBN10: 1577664620

Geologic Maps : A Practical Guide to the Preparation and Interpretation of Geologic Maps by Edgar Winson Spencer - ISBN 9781577664628
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
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Geologic Maps : A Practical Guide to the Preparation and Interpretation of Geologic Maps by Edgar Winson Spencer - ISBN 9781577664628

ISBN13: 9781577664628

ISBN10: 1577664620

Edition: 2ND 00

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Summary

This workbook is designed to help readers who have no previous training in map interpretation learn how to prepare, read, and interpret geologic maps. The discussion of the types of geologic features found on geologic maps is followed by well-developed exercises based on a set of full- color geologic maps.

Reorganizes material, with the inclusion of many new maps and new exercises. Adds new chapters devoted to the preparation of geologic maps, identification and classification of sedimentary rocks, and use of aerial photographs. Adds portions of geologic maps reproduced in full color.

An invaluable workbook/reference book for professionals in this field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Maps and Images Used in the Study of the Earth.
2. Base Maps.
3. Preparation of Geologic Maps.
4. Identification and Description of Sedimentary Rocks.
5. Use of Aerial Photographs in Mapping.
6. Interpretation of Surficial Geologic Maps.
7. Introduction to Geologic Maps of Bedrock.
8. Geologic Maps of Homoclinal Beds.
9. Unconformities.
10. Folds on Geologic Maps.
11. Faults on Geologic Maps.
12. Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks.



Selected References.
Index.


Appendix 1: Safety in the Field.
Appendix 2: Geologic Map Reference Set.