Principles of Geology

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Principles of Geology

BY

JAMES GILLULY U. S. Geological Survey

AARON C. WATERS The John Hopkins University

A. O. WOODFORD Pomona College

ILLUSTRATIONS BY Robert R. Compton Stanford University

1958 W. H. Fremmil ­ Company

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

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Table of contents

  • A Series of Geology Texts ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • 1. Introduction 1
  • 2. The Earth's Broad Pattern 7
  • Suggested Readings 27
  • 3. Gravity, Isostasy, Strength 28
  • Suggested Readings 50
  • 4. Minerals 53
  • Suggested Readings 66
  • 5. Rocks 68
  • Suggested Readings 96
  • 6. Climates, Weathering, and Soils 98
  • Suggested Readings 118
  • 7. Erosion 120
  • Suggested Readings 140
  • 8. Geologic Maps, Fossils, and Time 142
  • Suggested Readings 170
  • 9. Movements of the Earth's Crust 172
  • Suggested Readings 189
  • 10. Records of Earth Movements 191
  • Conclusions 217
  • Suggested Readings 219
  • 11. Downslope Movements of Soil and Rock 221
  • Conclusions 241
  • Suggested Readings 245
  • 12. Stream Erosion and Deposition 247
  • Suggested Readings 283
  • 13. Glaciers and Glaciation 286
  • Suggested Readings 325
  • 14. Ground Water 327
  • Suggested Readings 349
  • 15. Deserts 351
  • Suggested Readings 376
  • 16. The Oceans 378
  • Suggested Readings 434
  • 17. Igneous Activity 436
  • Suggested Readings 468
  • 18. Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior 470
  • Suggested Readings 504
  • 19. Mountains 506
  • Suggested Readings 541
  • 20. Mineral Resources 543
  • Suggested Readings 578
  • Appendix I 581
  • Appendix II 586
  • Appendix III 588
  • Appendix IV 600
  • Index 613
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