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The Great Basin Seafloor: Exploring the Ancient Oceans of the Desert West

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The Great Basin Seafloor: Exploring the Ancient Oceans of the Desert West - Decourten, Frank
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"Applying the fundamental principles of geology to the rocks of the Great Basin, we now have indisputable evidence that the region, however lofty and dry it may appear today, lay almost continuously beneath the waters of vanished oceans for more than 400 million years. The bed of this ancient ocean, where enormous amounts of mud, muck, and sand accumulated during the immense period of inundation, is the subject of this book: it is the Sagebrush Seafloor"--

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The Great Basin Seafloor: Exploring the Ancient Oceans of the Desert West 2022, University of Utah Press

ISBN-13: 9781647690496

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