The geology of Western Shetland, by W. Mykura and J. Phemister

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  • Geology - Great Britain - Shetland (Western),
  • Geology - Scotland

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ContributionsPhemister, J.
LC ClassificationsQE 262 S5M8 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ill., maps
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21997203M
ISBN 100118801600

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The geology of Western Shetland: (explanation of One-inch Geological Sheet Western Shetland. Publication record details Title The geology of western Shetland: Explanation of one-inch geological sheet (Western Shetland) comprising sheet and parts ofand not something stronger, was always offered. His Shetland work culminated in the production of the quarter inch geological map of the Shetland group, the one-inch map of North Shetland and, with Dr.

Mykura, the Western Shetland memoir (). Phemister. Buy Orkney and Shetland by W. Mykura, Geological Sciences Inst. from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Post-war revision of the Shetlands by J Phemister, W Mykura, F May and P A Sabine has resulted in all but one of the Shetland maps being either published or in press.

The remaining Central Shetland. The account of the Old Red Sandstone in this handbook is largely based on the recent work of Mykura (lb, Mykura and Phemister ). Post-orogenic intrusions and mineralisation [ edit ] Investigations into the plutonic and hypabyssal rocks of West Shetland.

The geology of the western English Channel and its western approaches, R. Hillis, British Geological Survey,Science, 93 pages. Geology of the Kilmarnock district sheet description of. Abstract. The British Caledonides fall naturally into two belts. The northern belt comprises middle Proterozoic to Middle Cambrian metasediments which have been subjected to the tectonothermal Cited by: 2.

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Mykura Mykura, W. & Phemister, (In the press.) The geology of western Shetland. Mem. geol. Surv. Gt Br. Mykura, W Cited by: Mykura, W. British regional geology: Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh, Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Mykura, W, and Phemister, Chapter Reference Section: Shore exposures, about m north of Melby Church.

Mykura, W and Phemister,Chap p Reference(s): Mykura W and Phemister J. Geology of Western Shetland. Orkney and Shetland: A Landscape Fashioned by Geology Orkney and Shetland are the most northerly British remnants of a mountain range that once soared to Himalayan heights.

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Modeling Traditional Manuring Practice: Soil Organic Matter Sustainability of an Early Shetland Community. The Court Book of Shetland: Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh. Google Scholar. Mykura, W., and Phemister, J. The Geology of Western Shetland Cited by: Rodingitic assemblages in Fetlar, Shetland Isles, Scotland.

In Advancing frontiers in geology and geophysics, p. Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad (). (with W. Mykura) The geology of western Shetland.

(Mykura & Phemister ) and thus deposition, pluton intrusion, and deformation and low-grade metamorphism mus t have occurred in a relatively short time period between and Ma. Geology and Geomorphology of Shetland Natural History of Shetland A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.

Alexander, L.V., Tett, S.F.B. and Jonsson, T. Geology of Western Shetland W Mykura/J Phemister Orkney Fueds and the `45 R P Fereday The Diary of Patrick Fea of Stove Edited W S Hewison The Orkney Balfours Shetland the Isles of the Nightless Summer W.

Orkney and Shetland were compiled by F. Dry and those of north-east Caithness by D. Futty and W. Towers. Vegetation assessments were made according to a system designed by E.

Birse and J. Robertson; correlation was the responsibility of the latter. The correlator for land capability for agriculture was J.

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Most of the basement consists of granitic gneisses and later minor. THE EROSION HISTORY OF SHETLAND: A REVIEW Proof that sea-level is rising and has been rising for some time is provided by the common occurrence of peat beds on beaches and even on the sea floor (Mykura Cited by: He co-authored the Western Shetland Memoir with J.

Phemister in He provided new evidence on the movement on the Great Glen Fault system as it passes northwards through Shetland. Later work on the Old Red Sandstone of Orkney enabled him to produce a completely new Regional Handbook on the Geology of Orkney and Shetland.

The geology of western Shetland: Explanation of one-inch geological sheet (Western Shetland) comprising sheet and parts ofand The geology of the Midlothian Coalfield (with contributions by W Mykura and HE Wilson, palaeontology by RB Wilson and MA Calver) (with petrographical notes by J Phemister.

Huxter and Melby Significance: Sediments within the Middle Devonian (Old Red Sandstone) Melby Basin. The Melby basin is separated from the older Walls basin by the Melby (also known as the St.

Mykura and Phemister (). The metamorphic erratic suite is dominated by grey gneisses. These are not represented on the S.W. Shetland mainland and so may reflect glacial transport from the. The Geology of Central and Western Fife and Kinross: Being a Description of Sheet 40 and Parts of Sheets 32 and 48 of the Geological Map [Geikie, Archibald, Peach, Benjamin Nieve] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Geology of Central and Western. The survey is based on field work by Flinn, on forty-two K-Ar age determinations by Miller, and on previously published work on Shetland. Most of the metamorphic rocks give K-Ar ages of about m.y. Janoschek, W. and Matura, A. / Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt (Outline of the Geology of Austria and selected excursions), Vol Vienna,pb, pages, - 3 - $ 28 [Contents: Outline of the geology of Austria; Geology of the Eastern Alps (a review); Mineral deposits of the Eastern Alps; Geology.

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The richness of the geology and geomorphology is the foundation for the many layers of natural habitat and human history that make Shetland. London: HMSO, Very slight scuffing to bottom end of spine and to outer corners of cover, otherwise a good clean tight copy, with no creasing to the spine, of this soft-cover book.

Part of the publisher's "British Regional Geology Handbooks" series, this one looks at the geology of Orkney and Shetland. pp, 30 b&w diagrams, 16 b&w.Mykura, W., Walter, Orkney and Shetland / by W. Mykura / with contributions by D. Flinn and F.

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