Abstract

Introduction

The writer had discussed various aspects of the so-called Tertiary mountain belt of the earth, especially its mode of origin and significance in the later chapters of the earth’s history, in the following papers:

  1. Bearing of the Tertiary mountain belt on the origin of the earth’s plan: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, volume 21, 1910, pages 179–226.

  2. The lateral migration of land masses [abstract] : Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences, volume 13, number 29, 1923, pages 445–447.

  3. Movement of continental masses under the action of tidal forces: Pan-American Geologist, volume 43, February, 1925, pages 15–50.

  4. Greater Asia and isostasy: American Journal of Science, 5th series, volume 12, July, 1926, pages 47–67.

  5. Salient points in Tertiary epeirogeny [abstract] : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, volume 38, 1926, pages 107–108.

  6. Sliding continents and tidal and rotational forces: American Association of . . .

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