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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point to the presence of unconverted oil shales in the oldest rocks as indicating
that low temperatures, even given geologic time, cannot create petroleum.
Association of natural gas. Inasmuch as all accumulations of liquid petroleum
have gas ...
of Asia. These ranges are composed largely of complexly folded and faulted
Paleozoic and Mesozoic sedimentary rocks that have had a varied geologic
history. The Anatolian Plateau of central Turkey lies between The two major
ranges in the ...
The term platform can be applied to a mass of Precambrian rock overlain by a
cover of flat-lying younger deposits. ... In contrast, Precambrian rocks are absent
from the floors of major oceans except on such islands as the Seychelles, which ...
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