Classic Geology in Europe;;Iceland
出版社: Dunedin Academic Press,   2020
ISBN: 9781780460925
来源数据库: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.
原始语种摘要: A concise and authoritative field guide to an exceptional natural laboratory, this title in the Classic Geology in Europe series is an essential companion for those visiting Iceland to observe the Earth in action. Rifting of the crust, volcanic eruptions and glacial activity are among a host of processes and features to be observed in this fascinating land. Nowhere else on Earth is the volcanic and tectonic architecture of seafloor rifts better exposed. Large icecaps and extensive river systems grind down the volcanic pile at rapid rates, dispersing and forming thick sequences of sediments. These formations are further modified by the pounding waves of the North Atlantic causing intriguing landforms that exhibit an intricate balance between the construction and erosion of land. Iceland is...
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  • Iceland 冰岛
  • fascinating 吸引人的
  • forming 成形
  • clearly 清楚地
  • volcanic 火山的
  • intriguing 引起兴趣的
  • illustrated 以…说明
  • understanding 理解
  • construction 构造
  • observed 观察到的