Volcanoes in the Sea: The Geology of Hawaii
University of Hawaii Press, 1983 - Nature - 517 pages
Well written and superbly illustrated, this work includes chapters on tectonic plates, volcanoes, erosion by water and wind, the ocean, ice and glaciers, earthquakes and tsunamis.
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Age of the Islands
Rock Deformation Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Plate Tectonics and Origin of the Hawaiian Islands
Regional Geology of Hawaii Island
Regional Geology ofMaui Kahoolawe Lanai and Molokai
Regional Geology of Oahu
Regional Geology of Kauai and Niihau
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Page 491 - Forms and structures of extrusive basaltic rocks. In Basalts: The Poldervaart treatise on rocks of basaltic composition.
Page 491 - CK 1952 The Kona earthquake of August 21, 1951, and its aftershocks. Pacific Science, vol. 6, pp. 269-287.