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Conference Proceedings
Author, Analytic
Mitchell, Simon F.; Miller, David, J.; Robinson, Edward; Porter, Anthony
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Author Affiliation
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Paper/Section Title
Field guide to the geology of central Jamaica
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Editor/Compiler
Donovan, S. K.
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Editor
Proceedings Title
The Fifteenth Caribbean Geological Conference: Articles, field guides and abstracts
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1998
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Location in Work
36-51
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Series Title
Contributions to Geology, UWI, Mona
Series Volume ID
3
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Abstract
Field guide for an excursion to examine limestones in the highest part of the Cretaceous succession of the Central Inlier and also in the Lower-Middle Eocene Yellow Limestone Group, particularly at Wait-a-Bit Cave. The excursion also studied the karst bauxite deposits of the Manchester plateau, as exposed by the mining activities of Alcan Jamaica Company, and the underlying limestones. Much of the drive was through karst scenery developed over the mid-Tertiary White Limestone Supergroup, including views of the edge of the Cockpit karst developed in the Cockpit Country and Dry Harbour Mountains.....
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