Contributions to the geology of Eastern Massachusetts.

by Crosby, William Otis

Publisher: Boston Society of Natural History in Boston

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SeriesBoston Society of Natural History. Occasional paper 3, Occasional papers (Boston Society of Natural History) -- 3.
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Pagination286 p. :
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book resolved, however, partly on the suggestion of Prof. Hyatt, to test my conclusions by another year of field work, and various circumstances have conspired to extend this time to nearly two years. By this means my original observations have been doubled, and, although the Author: William O.

Crosby. The geology of Massachusetts includes numerous units of volcanic, intrusive igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks formed within the last billion years.

The oldest formations are gneiss rocks in the Berkshires, which were metamorphosed from older rocks during the Proterozoic Grenville orogeny as the proto-North American continent Laurentia collided against proto-South America.

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