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Fundamentals of Geology – Vol II


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This book which is Vol. II of a two volume series introduces the subject of Geology to the Science and Enginnering students at the undergraduate level.
It deals with Dynamical Geology, Structural Geology, Economic Geology Palaeontology and Stratigraphy of Peninsular India.
Materials of the earths crust have been reiterated in Appendices I & II for reference.
Well formulated set of questions at the end of each chapter provides a means of continuous and systematic evaluation to assess the level of assimilation. For the benefit of students. Appendix III contains a glossary of technical terms in English and Marathi.
The authors are entirely responsible for all the shortcomings of the book. We invite suggestions from the reader and it will be our endeavour to incorporate them in the future edition of the book.

Book Content of Fundamentals of Geology – Vol II

Section I Dynamical Geology

  1. Introduction to Dynamical Geology
  2. Earthquakes
  3. Volcanoes
  4. Plains, Plateaus and Mountains

Section II Structural Geology

  1. Introduction to Structural Geology
  2. Folds
  3. Faults
  4. Joints
  5. Unconformities

Section III Economic Geology

Introduction to Economic Geology

  1. Palaeontology (Animal and Plant Fossil)
  2. Stratigraphy
  3. Stratigraphy of Peninsular India

Section V Geological Organisations

  1. Maharashtra State Level Organisation
  2. Central Government Level Organisation


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Dr. L.G. Gwalani,

Dr.(Mrs.) G. Veena Rao,

Prof. S.M. Borges


Himalaya pub