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Orogenic andesites and plate tectonics

Gill, James B.

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ISBN 10: 0387106669 / ISBN 13: 9780387106663
Published by Springer-Verlag, New York, 1981
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Quarot in orange cloth; 390 p. : illus.; very good ex-library copy from library of engineering consulting firm with stamp to ffep, library card holder to front paste down and spine label adhesive; cloth is very faintly soiled from handling; a small bit of chewing to spine tail along the back cover; pages are clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square; a gently used copy. In English. || Series: Minerals and rocks 16. Bookseller Inventory # 86334

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Title: Orogenic andesites and plate tectonics

Publisher: Springer-Verlag, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

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Students of a phenomenon as common but complex as andesite genesis often are overwhelmed by, or overlook, the volume and diversity of relevant information. Thus there is need for periodic overview even in the absence of a dramatic breakthrough which "solves the andesite problem" and even though new ideas and data keep the issues in a state of flux. Thus I have summarized the subject through mid·1980 from my perspective to help clarify the long-standing problem and to identify profitable areas for future research. Overviews are more easily justified than achieved and there are fundamental differences of opinion concerning how to go about them. It is professionally dangerous and therefore uncom­ mon for single authors, especially those under 35 such as I, to summarize a broad, active field of science in book-length thor­ oughness. Review articles in journals, multi-authored books, or symposia proceedings appear instead. The single-authored approach is intimidating in scale and can result in loss of thoroughness or authority on individual topics. The alternatives lack scope or integration or both.

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