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geology of the Oman Mountains

K. W. Glennie

geology of the Oman Mountains

an outline of their origin

by K. W. Glennie

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Published by Scientific Press in Beaconsfield, Bucks, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Oman,
  • Petroleum -- Geology -- Oman

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-98) and index.

    StatementK.W. Glennie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE291.M9 G536 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16760056M
    ISBN 10090136035X
    ISBN 109780901360359
    LC Control Number2008378917

    His long association with Oman, including the publication of Geology of the Oman Mountains in , resulted by him being known as the ‘Father of Oman’s geology’. He kept up his interest in the country, and his visits there, well into retirement; in fact, at the age of 85 he returned to Oman to star in a documentary on the country’s. Location. Oman is located in the southeastern quarter of the Arabian Peninsula and covers a total land area of , km 2 (, sq mi). The land area is composed of varying topographic features: valleys and desert account for 82 percent of the land mass; mountain ranges, 15 percent; and the coastal plain, 3 percent. The sultanate is flanked by the Gulf of Oman, the Area: Ranked 70th.

    This book describes in detail numerous geological sites throughout the mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Eastern Arabia. The region is well known for its oil and gas reserves in the desert interior, and Permian-Mesozoic shelf carbonates exposed in the mountains of the Musandam peninsula, Jebel al-Akhdar and Saih Hatat, where deep wadi canyons . Mountains constitute a large percentage of the environment of Oman. The flora and fauna living in these mountains vary. Al Hajar Mountains are in the north of Oman and extend from Musandam Peninsula in the north to Ras Al Hadd in Al Sharqiyah South Governorate. Wadi Samail divides it into two parts: east and west. Jabal Shams (Sun Mountain) summit is the highest point in the .

    Being a geologist in Oman is great. There is the Pre-Cambrian, the time before life as we know it developed on earth, cropping-out in the core of the Oman Mountains, but also in the Huqf area in Central East Oman. Book Review: Geology of the Oman Mountains. K.W. Glennie, M.G.A. Boeuf, M.W. Hughes Clarke, M. Moody-Stuart, W.F.H. Pilaar and B.M. Reinhardt.


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THE GEOLOGY OF THE OMAN MOUNTAINS An outline of their origin by K. Glennie second edition, Spring ISBN 0 35 X pages (A4) plus xiv, 24 colour figures The First Edition of this book () introduced the geological history of the Oman Mountains to both general readers and oil company staff.

The book focusses on the plate-File Size: KB. This book provides full descriptions of the geological sites throughout Oman and the United Arab Emirates, together with numerous maps, colour photos and diagrams illustrating key features.

It provides a detailed site description of 50 GeoPark sites throughout Oman and the UAE. This volume presents new international research from authors currently active in the field focusing on the geology of the Oman Mountains, the foreland region, the carbonate platforms of Northern and Central Oman and the underlying basement complex.

In addition there is a particular focus on geoconservation in the region. This book describes in detail numerous geological sites throughout the mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Eastern Arabia. The region is well known for its oil and gas reserves in the desert interior, and Permian-Mesozoic shelf carbonates exposed in the mountains of the Musandam peninsula, Jebel al-Akhdar and Saih Hatat Brand: Mike Searle.

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The Sharkiyah or Eastern Oman Mountains include the all the mountains north of the Wahiba Sands that extend from the Quriat region eastwards to. This book describes in detail numerous geological sites throughout the mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Eastern Arabia.

The exhibition at Muscat Grand Mall called “Oman’s Enchanting Geology” was actually based from the book comprised of images taken by three photographers: Husam al Rawahi, who is a member of the Omani Geological Society and Ahmed al Shukaili and Omar al Busaidi, both members of the Photography Society of Oman.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geology of the Oman Mountains. [S.l.: s.n.], (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

The Geology and Tectonics of the Oman Region Article (PDF Available) in Geological Society London Special Publications 49 January with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia (GeoGuide) - Kindle edition by Searle, Mike.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia (GeoGuide).Author: Mike Searle. Buy Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia (): NHBS - Mike Searle, Springer Nature.

The Sultanate of Oman is located at the southeastern margin of the Arabian plate (Figure 1).The northern part of the country is formed by the Oman Mountains, a relatively simple, broadly anticlinal structure ~ km (~ mi) long and km (75 mi) wide and reaching elevations up to 3 km ( mi) above sea level.

Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia - ISBN: - (ebook) - von Mike Searle, Verlag: Springer. Geology *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis.

ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. of Oman geology. I therefore could not find a more suited title than “ ” which is Arabic for the rock and strongly links with Oman and its cultural and geological values.

is also often referred to the Oman “Rocky” Mountains located on the southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula, where they form an arcuate range bordering the Gulf of Size: KB.

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: Geology of the Oman Mountains: Three Volumes: Part One (Text), Part Two (Tables and Illustrations), Part Three (Enclosures). Some scuffing to spines. Geology of the Oman Mountains by Glennie, K., et al.: Good Original Wraps () |. Buy The Geology of the Oman Mountains (): An Outline of their Origin: NHBS - KW Glennie, GeoPubs.

Hajar Mountains 23 Dhofar Mountains 25 Land use 28 5. Geology of Oman 30 Geomorphology 30 Major tectono-stratigraphic units 34 Plate tectonic evolution 40 Excursus I Ophiolites 45 Excursus II: Snowball Earth - the largest glaciation in the Earth's history 52 Main mineral resources of Oman 57Cited by: 5.

Written by Mike Searle, who has worked on geological research projects throughout Oman and UAE almost every year sincethis book describes the field geology of each site and includes a wealth of maps, field photos and diagrams illustrating key features.Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia This book describes in detail numerous geological sites throughout the mountains of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Eastern Arabia.

The region is well known for its oil and gas reserves in the desert interior, and Permian-Mesozoic shelf carbonates exposed in the mountains of the.THE GEOLOGY OF THE OMAN MOUNTAINS THE GEOLOGY OF THE OMAN MOUNTAINS Glennie, K.

W. An outline of their origin by K. W. Glennie (University of Aberdeen) The "transported" nature of geological units in the Oman Mountains was recognised as long ago as At that time, however, the original position of these units was not known.