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Physical stratigraphy of the Genesee formation (Devonian) in western and central New York

Wallace De Witt

Physical stratigraphy of the Genesee formation (Devonian) in western and central New York

by Wallace De Witt

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Devonian.,
    • Geology -- New York (State),
    • Conodonts -- New York (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Wallace de Witt, Jr., and G. W. Colton.
      SeriesStratigraphy and conodonts of the Genesee formation (Devonian) in western and central New York, Geological Survey professional paper ; 1032-A, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 1032-A.
      ContributionsColton, George Willis, 1920- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE665 .D49
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4693391M
      LC Control Number77608020

      Chapter Nine - Integrated Stratigraphy of Triassic and Jurassic Formations in the Central Oman Mountains: A Synopsis Markus Schlaich, Michael Obermaier, Daniel . Sequence stratigraphy is the study of genetically related facies within a framework of chronostratigraphically significant surfaces. Paleontologic data, integrated with seismic and well log data, are an integral part of sequence stratigraphic analysis.

      STRATIGRAPHY. Stratigraphy is the study that deals with the formation, composition, sequence, and correlation of stratified rocks Stratigraphy: Many past geologic events have resulted in strata or layers of sediment which have formed a stacked vertical sequence of sedimentary rocks. A good example is sediment in the form of mud and sand from a river accumulating on a sea-floor. View as book. This Item. View this item elsewhere: Item Data. Cite This Item. Title Geology of the Genesee River. Physical Description Engravings Type of Resource Still image General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Geology of the Genesee River." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

      PP A / Dewitt, W. and Colton, G. / PHYSICAL STRATIGRAPHY OF THE GENESSEE FORMATION (DEVONIAN) IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK, , pb, 22 pages, 6 plates (in slip case), 9 figs., 1 table (in slipcase), $ The stratigraphic record may be described as the product of a geological “preservation machine” comprising multiple geological processes operating simultaneously at different rates and timescales, as a series of “nested loops” (c.f., the “Stratigraphy Machine” of Smith, ).The postglacial record, the study of which has formed the basis for much of modern sedimentology, only Cited by: 1.


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Physical stratigraphy of the Genesee formation (Devonian) in western and central New York by Wallace De Witt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Physical Stratigraphy of the Genesee Formation (Devonian) in Western and Central New York By WALLACE de WITT, JR., and G. COLTON STRATIGRAPHY AND CONODONTS OF THE GENESEE FORMATION (DEVONIAN) IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER ACited by: 9. Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Witt, Wallace, Jr., Physical stratigraphy of the Genesee formation (Devonian) in western and central New York.

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De Witt W. and Colton G. PHYSICAL STRATIGRAPHY OF THE GENESEE FORMATION (DEVONIAN) IN WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK USGS Prof. Paper #A text and map case, ex-lib, some external wear, contents vg, 22 pp., 9 figs.

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