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Author Petuch, Edward J.

Title The geology of the Everglades and adjacent areas / Edward J. Petuch, Charles E. Roberts ; photography by Mardie Drolshagen Banks
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (212 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents Fundamentals of Everglades geology -- Late Paleogene to early Miocene southern Florida -- Middle and late Miocene to early Pliocene southern Florida -- Middle and late Pliocene southern Florida -- Latest Pliocene to earliest Pleistocene southern Florida -- Middle Pleistocene southern Florida -- Late Pleistocene to Holocene southern Florida
Summary Painting a complete picture of the history of the Everglades, The Geology of the Everglades and Adjacent Areas brings together theperspectives of various geoscientists to provides an overview of the geology, paleontology, and paleoceanography of the Everglades region. It emphasizes the upper 300 m of the geologic framework of the area and gives insight into the local stratigraphy, geomorphology, lithology, and historical geology. Building upon the geologic nomenclature and stratigraphic sequences set down by the Florida Geological Survey, the book includes redefinitions of some previous
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-203) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Geology -- Florida -- Everglades Region
Geomorphology -- Florida -- Everglades Region
Paleontology -- Florida -- Everglades Region
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic.
Paleontology -- Cenozoic.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- General.
Cenozoic Geologic Period.
Geology, Stratigraphic.
Form Electronic book
Author Roberts, Charles, 1953-
ISBN 9781420045598