Editors: Albert W. Bally and Allison R. Palmer
Published as part of the Decade of North American Geology (DNAG) Geology of North America series, this volume summarizes the major features of the geology of North America and the adjacent oceanic regions. Twenty chapters include concise reviews of current thinking about Precambrian basement, Phanerozoic orogens, cratonic basins, passive-margin geology of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast regions, marine and terrestrial geology of the Caribbean region, marine geology of the North Atlantic and northeast Pacific oceans, Quaternary geology, hydrogeology, and economic geology. An excellent text for a graduate course or upper-level undergraduate course in regional geology. Includes tables of contents for the other volumes in this series. Extended selected references also available.