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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTINENTAL SHIELD» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTINENTAL SHIELD»
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Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
The continental shield is the broad plain that lies over the 600 million-year-old
layer of Precambrian rock. This shield forms a large part of the mass of all of the
continents. Each continent can be divided into three sections: the shield young ...
James S. Trefil, 2001
Characteristics of Chinese Petroleum Geology: Geological ...
The development of the continental shield refers to the creation of a large scale,
tectonically stable, matured crust of the earth. The continental shield is a
crystalline basement that is predominantly made of gray color gneiss with a
Chengzao Jia, 2013
Geography - Terms & Concepts
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Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
Also, continental platform. continental shield Geology, a massive area of exposed
basement rocks in a craton, theoretically indicating the point of origin of
continental growth. Also, continental nucleus. continental slope Geology, the
Christopher G. Morris, 1992
U.S. Geological Survey professional paper
For convenience Poldervaart divided the lithosphere into four structural divisions
: the deep oceanic region, the suboceanic region, the continental shield region,
and the region of young folded belts. The deep oceanic and suboceanic regions
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1967
Crust of the Earth: A Symposium
C0m1705ition of continental shield sediments $10. 1 TiOa l A110; 1 mo. 1 FeO l
MnO | MgO I CaO INazO 1 K20 \ no. | co, 'Total Per cent 60.6 0.4 8.9 l 2.4 l 1.2 tr. 1
2.9 '10.6| 0.8 l 2.1 l 0.1 10.0 100.0 Mass (X 101' tons) 84.8 0.6 12.4 i 3.4 l 1.7 ...
Arie Poldervaart, 1955
Sand and Sandstone
stone is about 26 percent (based on 43 percent sand in continental-shield
regions and 18 percent in the younger folded belt). Horn and Adams ( 1966)
likewise noted that the proportion of sand in the continental-shield area ...
F. J. Pettijohn, 1987
Magmas, Rocks and Planetary Development: A Survey of ...
The continental shield areas occupy about 20 per cent of the surface of the Earth.
They are usually tectonically stable, and often contain old nuclei of Archean age.
A typical continental shield area contains a 0.5km thick layer of sedimentary ...
Eric A. K. Middlemost, 2014
Global Continental Changes: The Context of Palaeohydrology
The river valleys are broad and have a well developed terrace structure. Island
formation is typical for these parts of the rivers (Fig. 3). In Central Siberia rivers
flow across the continental shield. Here river valleys also have a beaded
Julia Branson, Anthony Gavin Brown, Kenneth John Gregory, 1996
Glossary of Geology
contact erosion valley continental shield contact erosion valley A valley eroded
along a line of weakness at the contact between two different types of rock.
contact goniometer A goniometer that measures the solid angle between two
Julia A. Jackson, James P. Mehl, Klaus K. E. Neuendorf, 2005
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTINENTAL SHIELD»
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The northern regions of the country, meanwhile, offer the third geographical ingredient – a vast “continental shield” that extends from Western ... «NBCNews.com, Apr 14»
Guyana's Gold Boom Brings Pollution and Conflict
... the ongoing dispute as “a battle for control of Guyana's rivers”, noting that the Guiana Continental Shield that includes Guyana, Suriname and ... «Inter Press Service, Jul 12»
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