Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
De la Beche, C.A. Matley and the Jamaican 'Palaeozoic'
Donovan, S. K.
De la Beche Meeting: An international conference to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of Sir Henry De la Beche and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Geological Society of Jamaica: Articles, field guide, programme & abstracts.
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June 7- 8, 1996
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University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.
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Department of Geology, University of the West Indies
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Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona
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Discusses Sir Henry De la Beche's and Charles Matley's theories on the Jamaican Palaeozoic (published 100 years apart), which arose in mistaken attempts to correlate parts of the Jamaican rock sequence with analogous lithologic or tectonic evidence in Europe.