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Geological history of the Antillean region

Charles Schuchert
Geological history of the Antillean region
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America (1929) 40 (1): 337-360


The paleogeography of North America dealt with on this occasion is the known geological development of the greater Antillean region-that is, the seas and lands bounded by the perimeters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean mediterranean.The deciphering of the geological development of this greater Antillean region began with the versatile and philosophical Alexander von Humboldt. In June, 1799, he and the botanist Bonpland set out for Central and South America to study their physical geography and tropical botany. Humboldt first studied Venezuela and the Orinoco country, and later traveled more than a year in Cuba. After visiting western South America, he . . .

ISSN: 1050-9747
Serial Title: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 40
Serial Issue: 1
Title: Geological history of the Antillean region
Author(s): Schuchert, Charles
Pages: 337-360
Published: 1929
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 2016-021198
Categories: Areal geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
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Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute.
Update Code: 201612
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