Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2007. First Edition. Thick Quarto. Item #027100
641pp. with CD. This book contains landmark papers on the processes of formation of continental crust from its beginnings in the Archean to modern processes, as well as discussions of several ancient and modern orogenic belts. The book is international in scope, with contributions from geoscientists dealing with crustal processes on five continents. Diagnostic features and processes in the construction and evolution of Oman, Zagros, Himalayan, Karakoram and Tibetan; Scale independence of decollement thrusting. Petrotectonics and evolution of geologically young orogenic belts. A near fine copy bound in pictorial paper covered boards.