This book reviews the geological evolution of the Canary Islands, one of the major volcanic archipelagos in the world. The authors use a very broad approach and treat major general aspects in 7 chapters before treating the geology of individual islands. Chapters include: Age and structure of the oceanic crust around the Canary islands, temporal evolution, volcanic aprons, volcanic structures and rock types, petrological evolution, comparison Canaries-Hawaii, Geology of individual islands. Hazards. The new book is a much more in depth treatment of all subjects and a full coverage of the literature. Many photographs will be omitted and new ones included as well as many new graphs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG ISBN: 9783642231049 Number of pages: 250 Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm Edition: 2016 ed.
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