One of the main messages of this book is the need for synthesis of many types of data. Thus I believe it is useful at the conclusion to review the structure of the book and re-emphasize some of the ideas I have tried to convey.


Magnetic Anomaly Plate Tectonic Biostratigraphic Zonation Stratigraphic Correlation Seismic Stratigraphy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew D. Miall
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  1. 1.Department of GeologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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