This text discusses the morphology of the most important types of geological structures. The structures are related to their manifestation on geological maps, and photographs are included to emphasize the similarities between structures at outcrop scale and on the scale of a map. Worked examples are given to assist with the solution of the exercises provided. Emphasis is placed throughout the text on developing the skill of three-dimensional visualization.
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'This third edition of a well known introductory guide discusses from first principles the most important types of geological structures and their manifestation on geological maps. An ideal text for first year undergraduates and others wishing to acquire these skills.' Aslib Book Guide 'Geological Structures and Maps is exactly what the title says - an introduction to the geometry of simple structures and what they look like on geologic maps... this book is refreshingly clear and to-the-point.' Journal of Geological EducationAbout the Author:
Educated at Birmingham and London Universities, Richard Lisle has lectured at universities in Leiden, Utrecht and Swansea. He has published over 70 scientific papers and authored several books on structural geology. He is currently Reader in Structural Geology at Cardiff University.
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