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Block Island geology

history, processes, and field excursions

by Leslie A. Sirkin

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Published by Book & Tackle Shop in Watch Hill, R.I .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Block Island (R.I.),
  • Rhode Island,
  • Block Island.,
  • Block Island
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Rhode Island -- Block Island.,
    • Geology -- Rhode Island -- Block Island -- Guidebooks.,
    • Block Island (R.I.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Les Sirkin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE160.B58 S57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL832291M
      ISBN 100910258201
      LC Control Number95106654

      The Block Island Ferry provides year round ferry service to & from Block Island. Call () or book your trip on-line. Readers will discover stretched pebbles at Purgatory Chasm, folded marble at Kent Falls State Park, dinosaur footprints at Dinosaur State Park, and glacial moraines protruding from the waters of Block Island and Long Island small chunk of North America enclosed within the state boundaries of Connecticut and Rhode Island includes parts of at least six former continents, microcontinents, and volcanic island chains, each with its own geologic history.

      I found this book in my house. It was compiled by the First Baptist Church on Block Island in The pastor at the time was fondly referred to as “Pastor Lou”, and the first page of the book helpfully informs the reader that Sunday morning worship is at a.m. This map was created by a user. Learn how to create your own.

        What: Block Island (RI) is a beautiful islet (~ 7 by 3 miles) situated 12 miles from the Connecticut-Rhode Island shoreline, east of Long Island Sound (LIS).It is largely built from material emplaced by terminal and recessional moraines during the last two glacial maxima. The moraines contain locally derived, fossiliferous Upper Cretaceous sediments deposited in a coastal plain setting. Genesee Valley. His most recent work concentrated on Long Island and Block Island, culminat-ing in the publication of three books, Block Island Geology, Eastern Long Island Geology, and Western Long Island Geology, published in , , and , respectively. From through , Les and Gordon Connally initiated studies of pollen.


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Sirkin Published by Book & Tackle Shop in Watch Hill, : Year Published: Sea-floor geology in northwestern Block Island Sound, Rhode Island.

Multibeam-echosounder and sidescan-sonar data, collected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in a square-kilometer area of northwestern Block Island Sound, are used with sediment samples, and still and video photography of the sea floor, collected by the U.S.

Geological. tion (?) of Late Cretaceous age is exposed on Block Island. INTRODUCTION Various aspects of the geology of Khode Island have been treated in many reports published over a long period of time. Sincealmost all the bedrock of the State has been mapped in a series of quadrangle maps on scales ofandEcological geography describes the environment in which animals and plants live.

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An inviting children's section offers fun activities for rainy days. No.6 WOOD - GEOLOGY OF COOK ISLANDS GEOLOGY OF ISLANDS IN THE SoUTHERN CoOK GROUP Rarotonga ( 12' S, ' W) The island is roughly kidney-shaped in plan, some 7 miles from east to west, and 5 miles from north to south.

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Downie: Block Island—The Sea; Block Island—The Land. Winner Outstanding Geologic Field Trip Guidebook Series Award from the Geoscience Information Society. SinceMountain Press's Roadside Geology series has been providing geology enthusiasts with fascinating and accessible information for.

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We meet the 3 main characters, Lu, Joy and Anthony on Block Island/5(). Geology and structure of Block Island Sound, Rhode Island and New York: Series title: Miscellaneous Field Studies Map: Series number: DOI: /mf Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Description: 9 maps on 4 sheets ;36 x 55 cm.

and smaller, sheets x cm., folded in envelope 25 x 32 cm. Scale: 0: Google Analytic. The stratigraphic framework and Quaternary geologic history of Block Island Sound have been interpreted from high-resolution, seismic-reflection profiles supplemented by information from previous geologic studies conducted in the sound and on land.

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Surficial geology and soils. Rhode Island's surficial geology includes sediments, soil and groundwater near the surface and lying atop the bedrock lithology. As a result of Pleistocene glaciation, much of the state is covered in glacial till.

Geography and geology of the region in- cluding Cape Cod, the Elizabeth Islands, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, No Man's Land, and Block Island. Harvard Univ., Mus. Comp. Zoo. Mere., 52, pp.

Recommended articles Citing articles (0).Books by Mountain Press on Geology. Includes the Roadside Geology, Geology Underfoot, and Geology Rocks! series.OCLC Number: Description: v, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm: Contents: General structural setting of Rhode Island and tectonic history of southeastern New England / Patrick J.

Barosh and O. Don Hermes --Distribution and structural significance of the Oakdale formation in northeastern Connecticut / M.H. Pease, Jr. and Patrick J. Barosh --Pleistocene geology of Block Island.