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Geology of the Central Transantarctic Mountains

Geology of the Central Transantarctic Mountains

Mort D. Turner (Editor), John Splettstoesser (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66479-7

Mar 2013, American Geophysical Union

453 pages

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 36.

The Antarctic Research Series, an outgrowth of research done in the Antarctic during the International Geophysical Year, was begun early in 1963 with a grant from the National Science Foundation to AGU. It is a book series designed to serve scientists and graduate students actively engaged in Antarctic or closely related research and others versed in the biological or physical sciences. It provides a continuing, authoritative medium for the presentation of extensive and detailed scientific research results from Antarctica, particularly the results of the United States Antarctic Research Program. This particular volume contains 15 papers.

Basement geology of the Beardmore Glacier region
Gunner, John D., pp. 1-9

Triassic vertebrates in the Transantarctic Mountains
Colbert, Edwin H., pp. 11-35

Forms and facies of Vertebraria in relation to Gondwana coal
Schopf, James M., pp. 37-62

The paleomagnetic investigation of flows and sills from the Queen Alexandra Range, Antarctica
Hoffman, J.; Nairn, A. E. M.; Peterson, D. N., pp. 63-74 

Central Transantarctic Mountains nonmarine deposits
Tasch, Paul; Leighman Gafford, Edward, Jr., pp. 75-96

Geology of Coalsack Bluff, Antarctica
Collinson, James W.; Elliot, David H., pp. 97-102

Triassic stratigraphy of the Shackleton Glacier area
Collinson, James W.; Elliot, David H., pp. 103-117

Structure of the Transantarctic Mountains determined from geophysical surveys
Robinson, Edwin S.; Splettstoesser, John F., pp. 119-162

Climate, geomorphology, and glaciology of the Shackleton Glacier area, Queen Maud Mountains, Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
LaPrade, Kerby E.,  pp. 163-196

Potassium-argon age determinations of Ferrar Group rocks, central Transantarctic Mountains
Elliot, David H.; Fleck, Robert J.; Sutter, John F., pp. 197-224

Stratigraphy of the Ross Supergroup, central Transantarctic Mountains
Stump, Edmund,  pp. 225-274

Glacial events in the Transantarctic Mountains: A record of the East Antarctic ice sheet
Mayewski, Paul A.; Goldthwait, Richard P., pp. 275-324

Late Paleozoic glacial patterns in the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
Coates, Donald A.,  pp. 325-338

The Beacon Supergroup (Devonian-Triassic) and Ferrar Group (Jurrasic) in the Beardmore Glacier area, Antarctica
Barrett, P. J.; Elliot, David H.; Lindsay, John F., pp. 339-428

Geology of the basement complex, Western Queen Maud Mountains, Antarctica
Wade, F. Alton; Cathey, Carl A., pp. 429-453