Revival: The Structure of Asia (1929)

1st Edition

John Walter Gregory

Routledge
December 31, 2018 Forthcoming
Reference - 250 Pages
ISBN 9781138567221 - CAT# Y381877
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

The greatest single advance in the interpretation of the structure of Asia was the publication in 1901 of the third volume of The Face of the Earth by Edward Suess of Viennna; and the time has now come when his explanations  should be reconsidered in the light of the new evidence. The British Association meeting in Glasgow in September, 1928 afforded a suitable opportunity. An international discussion was held then, and the papers contributed to it have been collected in this volume.

Most of the chapters discuss previously published evidence; but that plan was unsuitable for the Persian Arc, for so much new information had been collected by the geologists of the Anglo-Persian Oil Co., that until it were made public any discussion of that area would have been futile.

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