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Early Geological Maps of Europe

Central Europe 1750 to 1840

  • Jan Kozák
  • Alena Čejchanová
  • Zdeněk Kukal
  • Karel Pošmourný

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Jan Kozák, Alena Čejchanová, Zdeněk Kukal, Karel Pošmourný
    Pages 1-7
  3. Jan Kozák, Alena Čejchanová, Zdeněk Kukal, Karel Pošmourný
    Pages 9-123
  4. Jan Kozák, Alena Čejchanová, Zdeněk Kukal, Karel Pošmourný
    Pages 125-127
  5. Jan Kozák, Alena Čejchanová, Zdeněk Kukal, Karel Pošmourný
    Pages 129-132
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 133-155

About this book

Introduction

This book focuses on the presentation and evaluation of geological maps of the Central Europe from 1750 up to 1840. Milestones in presentation of stratigraphy and tectonics and new geological models on such maps will be underlined. Map descriptions contain fundamentals editorial data as well as the map author’s affiliation and biographies. It represents for the region of the Central Europe the first work of this type. Geological maps represent geological synthesis and indicate the level of geological knowledge throughout history. They serve as guidelines for an economic utilization of mineral deposits and further geological investigation.

Keywords

Geological Cartography Geological Prospecting History of Geology Old Geological Maps Regional Geology Statigraphy

Authors and affiliations

  • Jan Kozák
    • 1
  • Alena Čejchanová
    • 2
  • Zdeněk Kukal
    • 3
  • Karel Pošmourný
    • 4
  1. 1.Inst of Geophysics, Seismic DeptCzech Academy of SciencesPragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.ArchivesCzech Geological SurveyPragueCzech Republic
  3. 3.EmeritusCzech Geological SurveyPragueCzech Republic
  4. 4.Center for Studies of LithosphereEnergy PotentialLiberecCzech Republic

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