The Ocean Basins and Margins

The Tethys Ocean

Editors: Nairn, A.E.M., Ricou, L.-E., Vrielynck, B., Dercourt, J. (Eds.)

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''A voluminous encyclopedia of Tethyan geology and, as such, it provides an invaluable source of information for those interested in this region, and Earth history in general...The book is a must for the libraries of universities and geologic institutions.'' --- Palaios, October 1997 Volume 8 focuses on the Tethys oceanic realm and introduces new concepts such as 'transit plates' and 'seuils lithospheriques.' Contributors include new guides to understanding the distribution of Tethyan mineral and organic resources, and present insights into the role of carbonate platforms. Chapters are abundant with maps and illustrations.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • The Plate Tectonic History of the Past Tethys Ocean

    Pages 3-70

    Ricou, Luc-Emmanuel

  • Apparent Polar Wandering Paths for North America, Europe, Africa, Laurussia and West Gondwana Since the Upper Carboniferous

    Pages 71-97

    Besse, J. (et al.)

  • Late Carboniferous to Recent, Geodynamic Evolution of the West Gondwanian, Cratonic, Tethyan Margins

    Pages 101-124

    Guiraud, René (et al.)

  • Crustal-Scale Thrust Complex in the Rhodope Massif

    Pages 125-149

    Burg, Jean-Pierre (et al.)

  • Late Permian to Late Triassic, Tethyan Paleoenvironments

    Pages 153-190

    Marcoux, Jean (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Tethys Ocean
Editors
  • Alan E.M. Nairn
  • Luc-Emmanuel Ricou
  • Bruno Vrielynck
  • Jean Dercourt
Copyright
1996
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4899-1558-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4899-1558-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-306-45156-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-1560-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 530
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