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Metamorphic history of Alaska

Cynthia Dusel-Bacon

Metamorphic history of Alaska

by Cynthia Dusel-Bacon

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor] in Menlo Park, CA, [Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metamorphism (Geology) -- Alaska,
  • Rocks, Metamorphic -- Alaska -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cynthia Dusel-Bacon
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 91-556, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 91-556
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationi, 48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13615156M
    OCLC/WorldCa27359509

    Books shelved as non-fiction-alaska: Dark Boundary by Anne Hobbs Purdy, A Wolf Called Romeo by Nick Jans, A Place Beyond: Finding Home in Arctic Alaska b. The most powerful forces on earth have shaped the landscape of Southeast Alaska. Scientists and visitors from around the world trek north to experience wild rivers, powerful glaciers, and breathtaking mountain peaks. Now, for the first time, a handy guide to the region is available. Complete with color illustrations revealing millions of years of geological history and in-depth descriptions of.

    The history of Alaska dates back to the Upper Paleolithic period (aro BC), when foraging groups crossed the Bering land bridge into what is now western the time of European contact by the Russian explorers, the area was populated by Alaska Native groups. The name "Alaska" derives from the Aleut word Alaxsxaq (also spelled Alyeska), meaning "mainland" (literally, "the object. Origin andtectonic evolution ofthe metamorphic sole beneath the Brooks Range ophiolite, Alaska R. A. Harris* DepartmentofGeology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia ABSTRACT Structural field relations, petrologic and geochemical studies, and radiometric age.

    Conference: Magmatic and metamorphic belts and plutonic-metamorphic complexes of southeastern Alaska Title: Magmatic and metamorphic belts and plutonic-metamorphic complexes of southeastern Alaska. The Canadian Shield is a large area of Archean through Proterozoic igneous and metamorphic rocks in eastern Canada and north central and northeastern United States. The earliest part of the shield is metamorphosed Archean rocks, originally volcanic in origin.


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