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Varet, Jacques

Geology of Afar (East Africa)

Varet, Jacques - Geology of Afar (East Africa), ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Afar: Global Context

1. Global and Regional Geodynamic Context
Jacques Varet

2. Relief, Climate, People, Languages, Toponymy and Exploration History
Jacques Varet

3. Geophysical Frame: Mantle Plume(s), Triple Points, Rifting Processes
Jacques Varet

Part II. The Early Afar Geological Formations

4. Pre-quaternary Geological Frame
Jacques Varet

5. First Stage of Oceanisation of the Afar Floor: The Stratoid Series (4–1Million Years Ago)
Jacques Varet

Part III. Afar Quaternary and Presently Active Geological Units

6. Axial Volcanic Ranges
Jacques Varet

7. Recent and Active Units of the Danakil Sea (Dagad Salt Plain) and Afdera Lake
Jacques Varet

8. Central Silicic Volcanoes of the Afar Margins
Jacques Varet

9. Transverse Volcanic Alignments Along Afar Margins
Jacques Varet

10. Southern Afar: The Main Ethiopian Rift (MER) Northern Extremity
Jacques Varet

Part IV. Conclusive Remarks

11. Afar, a Hot-Spot for Earth’s Geodynamics Studies
Jacques Varet

12. Geological Resources and Socio-Economic Issues
Jacques Varet

13. Afar, One Geology, One Culture, Spread in Three Countries, at Present a Melting Pot
Jacques Varet

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Structural Geology, Economic Geology, Historical Geology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Regional Geology Reviews
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319608655
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-60863-1

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