The interesting paper outlining the “Principal Features of Cuban Geology” by K. M. Khudoley (1967, this issue) presents a good up-to-date summary of the tectonic framework of Cuba and the variation in sedimentary facies found in the Cuban orthogeosyncline. Khudoley’s approach to the problems of Cuban geology is similar to that of several geologists working for oil companies in Cuba during the early and mid-1950s. Unfortunately, the work of these individuals, in the original form, remains unpublished. Khudoley has done a remarkable job synthesizing the data from the oil-company reports, incorporating new information resulting from his own observations, and presenting...

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