The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Greatly deformed schists (metamorphic rocks containing micaceous minerals),
gneisses (rocks in which bands rich in granular minerals alternate with bands
containing schistose materials), and granites of the Precambrian form the
Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff. Formation of the continental crust
PostArchaean regional rock units The Adelaide Geosyncline The Tasman
Geosyncline The Lachlan Geosyncline The Tabberabberan earth movements.
In the far southwest, the Darling Range forms an upfaulted block underlain
mainly by granite but capped by laterite, a reddish, iron-rich product of
weathering rock. The Gawler Block in the southeast, is complex. There are
crystalline and ...
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