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geology of the Musa River area, Papua

John Wallis Smith

geology of the Musa River area, Papua

by John Wallis Smith

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Published by Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Papua -- New Guinea (Territory) -- Musa River region.

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    Statementby J. W. Smith and D. H. Green.
    SeriesReport (Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics) -- no. 52.
    ContributionsGreen, David Headley, 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE"340"A392"no.52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20660972M
    LC Control Number66000034

      The Fly River in Papua New Guinea is a major supplier of sediment to the ocean; approximately ×10 6 tonnes are supplied to the delta annually. This paper reviews the considerable accumulated knowledge of transport processes, sediments, and stratigraphy in this regionally and globally important :// The geology of the Kubor anticline, Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea The Krakatoa myth and the New Guinea Highlands No room at the top: agri-cultural intensification in the New Guinea High

      Buck Tongue in the Book Cliffs area (Gill and Hail ). To date, no ammonite zones have been documented in the Anchor Mine Tongue in this study area. However, a detrital-zircon U-Pb study on the Sego Sandstone Member in the study area reports a maximum depositional age of 6 Ma (York ), which is contemporaneous with , Painter, York. Mountain Research and Development publishes research on topics related to mountains, mountain people and communities, and sustainable development in ://

    The brothers joined the ‘rush’ to the Musa River in , however, that was a disaster and they eventually returned to north Queensland. Pryke was back in Papua in and mined on the Gira, crossing in and out of German New Guinea. Over several years he worked on the Keveri inland from Cloudy :// The book includes a review of the famous old mining treatise called De Re Metallica written by Georgius Agricola, a German doctor who began studying mining geology and engineering in a small town he was stationed at in Eastern Germany in the ’s. It was the authority on mining for ://


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Geology of the Musa River area, Papua by John Wallis Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, J. (John Wallis) Geology of the Musa River area, Papua. [Melbourne]: Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, _IGPNG_The Geology of the Musa River area, Papua_Smith & Green_BMRGG.

_IGPNG_Ultramafic breccias from the Musa valley, Eastern Papua_Green DH. _IGPNG_The geology of Bowutu mountains, New Guinea_Dow & Davies_BMRGG. _IGPNG_A Late Plesitocene to Recent Rhyodacite-trachybasalt-basalt latite volcanic Association in NE Papua_FGFN   GEOLOGY The geology of the Musa River area is reported in Smith &, ().

A more recent report on the Musa Gorge area was written by G. Robinson in and will appear in in ical Survey Note on Investigation Series. (Robinson, ). Low level aerial Geology of Woodlark Island, Papua, by D. Trail; The geology of the Bismarck Mountains, New Guinea / by D.B.

Dow and F.E. Dekker; Geology and mineral deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch area, Papua / by K.R. Yates and R.Z. De Ferranti; The geology of the Musa River area, Papua / In the Musa Valley area rocks of the Papuan Ultramafic Belt outcrop discontinuously over an area of 25 miles by 45 miles.

The rocks are part of a folded layered sequence ranging from magnesian dunite and peridotite, chemically and petrographically typical of the alpine ultramafic suite, to olivine gabbro and bytownite ://   Musa River volcano is located east of Port Moresby in the Owen Stanley Ranges.

The volcano contains hot springs. Further reading Green, D.H., Ultramafic breccias from the Musa Valley, eastern Papua. Geological Magazine, 98(1), pp Smith, J.W.

and Green, D.H., The geology of the Musa River area, Papua (Vol. 52). Bureau of Musa River volcano is a geothermal field east of Port Moresby in the Owen Stanley Ranges.

The volcanic field contains hot springs and thermal vents. It is located on a basement of metamorphic shists and near to Tertiary andesitic volcanoes at less than 1 km :// Papua, propinsi (or provinsi; province) of Indonesia, spanning roughly the eastern three-fourths of the western half of the island of New Guinea as well as a number of offshore islands—notably, Sorenarwa (Yapen), Yos Sudarso (Dolak), and the Schouten Islands.

Papua is bounded by the Pacific Ocean   Maps 10 relates to Extracts from Papuan Annual Reports 'Report on the Geology of the Vailala Petroleum Area, Gulf Division, Papua,'in Folder 3. Separated Materials. Map shows tracks to Parimamu and Aro Aro, identified by Stanley as potentially significant petroleum-yielding areas.

This relates to MSBox 1, Folder 1  › Home. Geology and mineral deposits Port Moresby/Kemp Welch area, Papua / by K.R. Yates and R.Z. De Ferranti; The geology of the Bowutu Mountains, New Guinea / by D.B. Dow and H.L. Davies; The geology of the Bismarck Mountains, New Guinea / by D.B.

Dow and F.E. Dekker; The geology of the Musa River area, Papua / by J.W. Smith and D.H. Green   Geology and Geophysics (BMR), install'ed 2 accelerographs (hereafter called "Musa A" and "Musa B"), m apart, one on weathered sediments on the crest of one of the abutments, and one on hard ultramafic rock at the base, of a proposed dam site on the Musa River in southeast Papua   INTRODUCTION Latosols, considered typical and common soils in tropical regions, are estimated to cover only about % of the total area of Papua New Guinea.

This is because of the high rates of denudation and young age of sediments in this :// High-K calc-alkaline rocks from Cape Nelson, eastern Papua are dominated by andesites containing numerous basic inclusions. High-Al basalts and dacites are subordinate.

The slight iron enrichment and a systematic variation in K2O/SiO2 correlation observed in these rocks suggests a relationship to nearby rocks of a shoshonite association. The chemical composition of the inclusions illustrates The Frieda River prospect is located between the Frieda and Lagaip fault zones, two major structural features of the New Guinea Mobile Belt in the West Sepik District, Papua New Guinea.

The prospect can be subdivided into three spatially and geologically different areas: Frieda Complex, Mianmin area, and Nena Diorite :// Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - Climate: Although all the climatic regions of Papua New Guinea are basically tropical, they are nevertheless varied.

In the lowlands, mean annual maximum temperatures range from about 86 to 90 °F (30 to 32 °C), and the minimums are between 73 and 75 °F (23 and 24 °C).

Seasonal variation in temperature is slight, and the daily variation approximates the Platinum-group minerals from the Aikora River area, Papua New Guinea Thorolf W.

Weiser; Related Book Content. Myanmar: Geology, Resources and Tectonics. Geochemistry and geochronology of granitoid rocks in the Mawpalaw Taung area, Thanbyuzayat Township, southern Myanmar: their petrogenesis and tectonic setting /platinum-group-minerals-from-the-aikora-river-area.

Lands of the Ramu-Madang area, Papua New Guinea. Melbourne: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / is one of the world's leading portals to geology and earth science news and information for rocks, minerals, gemstones, energy, volcanoes, earthquakes, careers, geologic hazards, and :// Abstract.

The Purari catchment exemplifies many of the central features of Papua New Guinea’s geology and geomorphology. Foremost of these are the recent geological origin of much of the island, with late Tertiary marine sediments now considerably uplifted and deformed, the intense erosion that has taken place since uplift, and the influence of ://   regional geology In general, based on physiographic and geologic features, Halmahera can be divided into two province the western province and the eastern province (Fig.

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