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Varet, Jacques

Geology of Afar (East Africa)

Varet, Jacques - Geology of Afar (East Africa), e-bok

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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

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

Författare
Utgivare
Springer
Utgivningsår
2018
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Serie
Regional Geology Reviews
Kategori
Naturvetenskaper
Format
E-bok
eISBN (PDF)
9783319608655
Tryckt ISBN
978-3-319-60863-1

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