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geology of Sierra Leone

Frank Dixey

geology of Sierra Leone

by Frank Dixey

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Sierra Leone.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuarterly Journal of the Geological Society.
    StatementF. Dixey.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp.p. 196-222, plates :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18615873M

    Get this from a library! Geology and mineral resources of part of the Gola Forests, south-eastern Sierra Leone,. [N W Wilson]. A new synthesis of the geology and geochronology of the little-known Archaean rocks in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast is presented in order to better understand the processes of.

    Explore our list of Sierra Leone - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south. Freetown is the capital. Land Sierra Leone's mi (km) Atlantic coastline is made up of a belt.

    rendering Sierra Leone unique. Despite Sierra Leone‟s uniqueness in West Africa, its vulnerable political climate was exposed between and Sierra Leone was a country in the process of state building, which unfortunately disintegrated when it suffered a set of violent attacks in , carried out by the revolutionary united front of. Blama is a town and the seat of Small Bo Chiefdom, Kenema District in the Eastern Province of Sierra is located on the highway from Bo to Kenema, the largest city in Kenema District and the Eastern Province lies approximately twelve miles to Kenema, and about miles south-east of Freetown.. The population Blama is ethnically diverse, though the Mende people are the.


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Geology of Sierra Leone by Frank Dixey Download PDF EPUB FB2

I. Introduction. The territory of Sierra Leone in British West Africa comprises a Colony and a Protectorate, covering a total area comparable with that of Ireland. The Colony consists mainly of a mountainous peninsula about 25 miles long and 9 miles in mean width.

The Protectorate can be divided physiographically into a low-lying coastal plain, and an interior upland region composed of a Cited by: The geology and mineral resources of northern Sierra Leone by Macfarlane, A.; Crow, M.j.; Arthurs, J.w.; Wilkinson, A.f.; Aucott, J.w. at Pemberley Books.

(PDF) FIELD GEOLOGY of Sierra Leone (exerusion report ).pdf | Kargbo Alex Bundu - is a platform for academics to share research papers. The Geology, Mineral Resources of Sierra Leone and how the Resources can be Used to Develop the Nation Article (PDF Available) in Procedia Earth and Planetary Science – March The investigation on the geology of the Sierra Leone Rise contains seismic, petrographic and sedimentological data from the Soviet expedition of R/V»Professor Shtokman«.

New results on bottom relief and structure of the Sierra Leone Rise (SLR) are documented in Figs. 1–7. Detailled descriptions of dredge samples of trachyandesites.

Dixey, F,the Geology of Sierra Leone, Geological Society London, (). Jalloh A B, The geology and hydrogeology of KunikeSanda and Barina Chiefdoms, Tonkolili District, Northern Sierra Leone (Dissertation). Sierra Leone forms the central part of the sundered West African craton whose counterpart forms the Guyana Shield of northern South America.

Three Archean to early Proterozoic thermotectonic events and the early Phanerozoic Pan-African orogeny preceded the breakup of the original craton in the early Jurassic by rift faulting and the intrusion of tholeiitic magmas to form new oceanic crust.

The Archaean geology of Sierra Leone. Precambrian Res., 6: The Archaean of Sierra Leone is divisible into two pene-contemporaneous tectono- thermal units, the Liberian granite~greenstone terrain, and the Kasila Group Mobile Belt with. Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees.

Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra. Geology and minerals of Sierra Leone.

Freetown, Sierra Leone: Fourah Bay College Bookshop, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen William Morel. The vegetation of Sierra Leone is determined by natural features such as geography, geology, and topography. The country is divided into four topographic regions, namely, the coastal lowland, the interior plains, the interior plateau and scattered mountains and hills.

Sierra Leone KOIDU Holdings. Title: Figure 1 - Geology of SL Author: LFreeman Created Date: 8/24/ AM. Try the new Google Books.

Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Field Trip Guide to the Paleozoic Rocks of the Northern Sierra Nevada.

8: Geology Modoc County (Calif.) Science / Earth Sciences / Geology Warner Mountains (Calif.). This book offers a bold, ground-breaking epistemological critique of the dominant discourses on African conflicts.

Based on a painstaking study of the ways in which the Sierra Leone civil war has been interpreted, it considers how Africa is constructed as. At on Monday 14 Augusta hillslope on the Freetown Peninsula, Sierra Leone, collapsed, sending m 3 of debris into the flooded valley below.

As this debris mixed with floodwater it became a sediment-laden flood which entered a drainage channel and travelled 6 km to the coastline.

THE SIERRA LEONE RIVER ESTUARY is located between the Port Loko District and the Western Area Rural District. It is in Western Sierra Leone and is formed by the Bankasoka and Rokel Rivers. The Sierra Leone River Estuary is the largest natural harbour in the.

An Introduction to Geology. Written by. Chris Johnson, Matthew D. Affolter, Paul Inkenbrandt, Cam Mosher. Salt Lake Community College – Contact the authors at [email protected] with edits, suggestions, or if adopting the book. These Paleozoic sedimentary rocks can be interpreted as a pinching out under the upper continental slope off Sierra Leone and may not extend any great distance into the South Atlantic.

Layer 2 (oceanic basement) with a velocity range similar to that of the Paleozoic sedimentary rocks appears to extend all the way from the mid‐Atlantic ridge.

Allen, P. (): The geology of an orogenic belt in western Sierra Leone, West Africa.-Geolog. Rundschau 58 (2), –; Stuttgart. Google Scholar. 14 books 48 voters list created July 31st, by Tamara.

Tags: africa, blood-diamonds, child-soldiers, civil-war, salone, sas, sierra-leone 6 likes Like. Encyclopedia of Geology, Second Edition presents state-of-the-art reviews on the various aspects of geologic research, all of which have moved on considerably since the writing of the first edition.

New areas of discussion include extinctions, origins of life, plate tectonics and its influence on faunal provinces, new types of mineral and hydrocarbon deposits, new methods of dating rocks, and.The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which broke out in Sierra Leone in is the most overwhelming disaster the country has faced in its post-conflict era.

More t Sierra Leoneans were infected, of whom nearly 4, died. Between and epidemics were the deadliest hazards in Sierra Leone.Sierra Leone’, and this is, to date, the third-largest diamond ever found. Four of the largest diamonds in the world are from Sierra Leone.

Just under a year ago, a local artisanal miner found a carat diamond in Eastern Sierra Leone, which now stands as the 13th largest diamond in the world. Sierra Leone exported more than.