Mitchell, Simon F.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Field guide to the geological evolution of the Maastrichtian rocks of the Central Inlier, Jamaica
Caribbean Journal of Earth Science
Date of Publication
This field guide describes the geology found in the central part of the Central Inlier. The oldest rocks present, the Arthurs Seat Formation, represent the deposits of a volcanic arc. These are succeeded uncomfortably by a Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) transgressive-regressive cycle consisting of the Slippery Rock, Thomas River and Guinea Corn formations, and the Summerfield Group. The various stops show how this transgressive-regressive cycle developed.....