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The Geology of Florida Read & Download õ 0 Ú ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☁ The Geology of Florida Author Join or create book clubs – Dcmdirect.co.uk A significant contribution to our knowledge of Florida geology A state of the art volume that will serve as a model for other university presses to follow Paul A Thayer University Up to date summary and analysisEarly chapters introduce the origin and development of the uniue landscape of the Florida peninsula and panhandle Succeeding chapters cover geomorphology stratigraphy plate tectonics petrology geochemistry hydrogeology vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology geologic history economic geology coastal and marine geology and environmental geologyWith the longest coastline of any state except Alaska and a geology noted for its rich fossil record and abundance of living coral reefs mineral deposits springs and sinkholes Floridas identity past present and future is linked intrinsical. Comprehensive yet detailed

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A significant contribution to our knowledge of Florida geology A state of the art volume that will serve as a model for other university presses to follow Paul A Thayer University of North Carolina WilmingtonA marvelous and timely overview of the geology of Floridaassembled by some of the state's best geoscientists Henry T Mullins Syracuse UniversityThe first comprehensive geology of the state of Florida published in The Geology PDF or over thirty years this volume brings together leading geoscience authorities from academia state and federal geological surveys and private industry in a liberally illustrated. Fascinating reading for anyone who lives in Florida and has the slightest interest in geology Each chapter is written by different experts in that topic area Lots of helpful graphs and diagrams Highly recommended

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The Geology of FloridaLy to its landscape The definitive reference for that landscape The Geology of Florida illustrates the importance of basic geological research and its application to issues facing a society that places increasing demands upon its physical worldAnthony F Randazzo is professor of geology at the University of Florida and author of numerous articles in Sedimentary Geology Journal of Sedimentary Petrology American Scientist and others Douglas S Jones is curator and chair of the Department of Natural Sciences at the Florida Museum of Natural History and author of numerous articles in Nature Geology Science and othe. This book offers a lot of information on disparate subjects within the purview of geology but in many chapters suffers from a drab prolixity beyond the reuirements of the subject and it notably neglects treatment of the very remarkable phosphatized fossil fauna of the Florida peninsula one of the most outstanding features of Florida geology Incredibly contains the assertion that the courses of Earth's great rivers are ultimately determined by the Coriolis effect explain then for instance how it is that the and Congo Earth's two largest rivers by volume of flow enter the Atlantic diametrically opposed and how it is that the Nile flows north away from the Euator and some uite inane language such as reefally rimmed As I happen to know the book very nearly included listing in text and inclusion in an accompanying decay diagram of a non existent uranium isotope Tut tut