Abridged lexicon of South African stratigraphy. by P. Jourbet and M.R. Johnson

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Published by Geological Survey of South Africa in Pretoria .

Written in English

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  • Geology, Stratigraphic,
  • Stratigraphic correlation

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ContributionsJoubert, P., Johnson, M.R.
LC ClassificationsQE 7 A163 1998
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Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22046616M

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: map ; 30 cm: Other Titles: Council for Geoscience, Geological Survey of South Africa. Lexicon of South African stratigraphy. Pretoria: South African Committee for Stratigraphy: Council for Geoscience, Geological Survey of South Africa [distributor], (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M R Johnson.

Lexicon of South African Stratigraphy The Lexicon covers all past and present lithostratigraphic units used in South Africa. For units in current use a basic description covering age, proposer(s) of name, stratigraphic interrelationships, lithology, fossil content, thickness, previous nomenclature, geographic distribution and derivation of name.

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