Earth sciences of the Red Sea

Ross, David A., and others. Red Sea research 1970-1975. Mineral resources bulletin 22.

Jeddah, Directorate General of Mineral Resources (colophon: printed by Dar Al Asfahani), 1977.

4to. Ca. 300 pp. With a portrait of H. M. King Khaled Ibn 'Abd Al 'Aziz Al Sa'ud as frontispiece, 6 numbered maps on 5 loosely inserted folding leaves and numerous illustrations in text. Publisher's original green wrappers, decorated front.


A collection of 17 papers sponsored by the Saudi Arabian government. "For many years the Red Sea has been a subject of great interest to earth scientists because of its unique character and the information it could contribute to such controversial subjects as rifting, continental drifting, and sea-floor spreading and, more recently, the unresolved problems related to the theory of plate tectonics" (introduction). The researcher David A. Ross contributed to 6 of the papers included.

Slightly rubbed along the extremities, but otherwise in very good condition.

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