Volcanic Landforms and Surface Features

Volcanic Landforms and Surface Features

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THIS BOOK, conceived by N. M. S. , is patterned this atlas, namely to assemble into a single source after The Atlas and Glossary of Primary Sedi book a photographic record of nearly all volcanic mentary Structures by F. J. Pettijohn and P. E. Potter surface features described during the development (Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. ). We introduce of volcanology so that future workers on terrestrial this atlas with a chapter by the late Arie Polder problems can refer to these photos for comparative vaart treating the principal concepts of volcanoes or illustrative purposes. as landforms, followed by a main section of photo Also, we hope that this atlas will serve as an aid graphs of volcanic structures and features arranged to those engaged in learning or teaching the funda in 198 Plates, and then conclude with an up mentals of geology and its sub fields, such as petro dated glossary of terms associated with volcan logy or geophysics. To this end we have attempted ology, its processes and products. to create a book simple and general enough to be The atlas is, in a sense, an outgrowth of the useful even at the secondary school level, but with expanding interest in volcanology recently stimu sufficient detail and rigor to be acceptable to both lated by the exploration of neighboring planetary students and professors in the universities. Further, bodies in the solar system.They may form by relatively small nuAces ardentes or by spalling of the fronts of slowly advancing coulees on the steep upper slopes of a ... the glass fragments can agglutinate under the weight of overlying materials to form welded tuffs (52).

Title:Volcanic Landforms and Surface Features
Author:Jack Green, Nicholas Martin Short
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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