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Geology of Lau, Fiji

Harry Stephen Ladd

Geology of Lau, Fiji

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Published by Bernice P. Bishop Museum in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Fiji -- Lau islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-391) and index.

    Statementby Harry S. Ladd and J. Edward Hoffmeister.
    SeriesBernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin -- 181
    ContributionsHoffmeister, John Edward, 1899-, Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN670 .B4 no. 181
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 399 p., [63] p. of plates (1 folded) :
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17119433M


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Geology of Lau, Fiji by Harry Stephen Ladd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ladd, Harry Stephen, Geology of Lau, Fiji. Honolulu, The Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Geology and submarine resources of the Tonga-Lau-Fiji region. Suva, Fiji: SOPAC Secretariat, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Geology of Lau Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Stevenson; Richard H Herzer; P F Ballance; South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission.

Fiji presently lies at the midpoint between the op-posing Tonga - Kermadec and Vanuatu convergence zones, separated from these actual convergence zones by two extensional back-arc basins: (the North Fiji Basin to the west and the Lau Basin to the east; Figure 1), and a series of transform Fiji book e.g.; the Fiji Fracture Zone, and.

Geology of North Tailevu, Viti Levu,Geological Survey Department, Suva, Fiji, Bulletin, Number 1: 19 pages with map. Hourts, R. Notes on the Limestones and General Geology of the Fiji Islands; With Special Reference to the Lau Group [Andrews, Ernest Clayton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Notes on the Limestones and General Geology of the Fiji Islands; With Special Reference to the Lau GroupAuthor: Ernest Clayton Andrews. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Notes: The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in the Lau islands of Fiji, March 22 - Ap Contains a Fiji book of contents listing page number of island name.

Entries vary in content and structure. Lau Group, island cluster of Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean, east of the Koro Sea. Mainly composed of limestone, the 57 islands and islets cover a land area of square miles ( square km) and are scattered o square miles (, square km) of the South Fiji book.

The chief island is. Geological map of Fiji islands. First edition. Created by Geological Survey Department Fiji From Added on Apr 4, Books shelved as fiji: Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J.

Maarten Troost, Fiji by Lance Morcan, Pieces of. The Pacific plate comprises solid lithosphere 3 that moves above a weak ductile layer in the upper mantle, named Fiji book asthenosphere. 4 Lithospheric plates comprise an upper layer of crustal rocks beneath which is a higher density layer of solid upper mantle.

The crust and upper mantle of each plate behave coherently without movement between them. The crust is made of either dense basaltic Cited by: Fulaga (pronounced) (proper name: Vulaga) is a crescent-shaped reef-limestone island in Fiji's Southern Lau Group. The spectacular lagoon and the fact that the island is a Pritchardia thurstonii habitat contribute to its national significance as outlined in Fiji's Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.

Abstract. The Lau Basin comprises oceanic crust that separates the remnant Lau Ridge volcanic arc from the active Tofua arc. The basin is situated above mantle exhibiting strong seismic wave attenuation; it overlies the west dipping seismic zone of the Tonga Trench subduction system and is presently opening at rates Geology of Lau high as cm/yr.

Seaward rollback of the trench axis, coupled with Cited by: Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - XVII. Lau Islands (Yangasa, Navutu Iloma, Yangasa levu, Oneata, Aiwa, Lakemba, Naiau, Vanua Vatu), July 25 - Aug   I traveled to Vanua Balavu Island in the Northern Lau Group of Fiji Last March with a friend from Australia to repair a computer lab on the local school there.

It was interesting as there are no restaurants, and not much commercial activity.5/5(3). The island of Viti Levu is located on the Fiji Platform in an area that has been tectonically active since at least the Late Eocene.

The geological history of Viti Levu during this time is one of the competing influence of tectonics, volcanism and eustatic sea-level change in shaping the preserved stratigraphic, and therefore palaeogeographic by:[Geology of Lau group, Fiji] [cartographic material] / geologically surveyed by D.

Woodhall ; cartography by F.N. Vula [and] A. Pratap ; drawn by F.N. Vula [and] A. Pratap Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Fiji (fē´jē) or Viti (vē´tē), officially Republic of Fiji, republic ( est.

pop. ,), c.7, sq mi (18, sq km), South Pacific. Suva is the capital. Land Fiji comprises c islands, of which some are inhabited. Viti Levu, the largest, constitutes half the land area and is the seat of other important islands are Vanua Levu (the second largest), Taveuni, Kadavu.

islands of the Yasawa group and eighteen of the Lau group were like-wise studied. The following paper records the principal facts concern-ing the geology of the major divisions of the group. Viti Levu.-Viti Levu is the southern of the two larger islands of Fiji.

It is 94. Geology of Lau, Fiji / by Harry S. Ladd and J. Edward Hoffmeister; Neogene smaller foraminefera from Lau, Fiji / by Robert M. Kleinpell; The Lau Islands (Fiji) and their fairy tales and folklore / by T. Johnston; Southern Lau, Fiji: an ethnography / by Laura Thompson. Fiji is a group of more than islands (Fig.

1).Suva, the capital, is about km NE of Sydney and km SW of Western Samoa. Ninety-five of the islands are greater than 1 km 2 in area, and are permanently inhabited. Fiji was ceded to Britain in ; Rotuma, a Polynesian island about km north of Suva, was likewise ceded in and was thereafter administered as part of the.

Fiji by Casey Mahaney, Astrid Witte Mahaney, Published by Lonely Planet, ISBN New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics ; Published by The Royal Society of New Zealand The Cyclopedia of Fiji: A Complete Historical and Commercial Review of Fiji, PublishedBy R.

McMillan, Original from the University of Michigan Archipelago: Lau Group. The most significant publication to emerge from this expedition was the book Geology of Lau, Fiji, co-authored with Harry Ladd. Box 2 Folder 11 Correspondence - General, - This is a list of islands of Fiji.

Fiji is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. It is split into 9 separate geographic island groups. The smallest is the Conway Reef Islands and Skerries, and the largest is the Vanua Levu Group. (if you do not find what you need here, please check our Bishop Museum Press website). Volume 1.

Tattooing in the Marquesas. Handy, W.C. 32 pp. Volume 2. In either case, the tectonic development of Fiji is closely related to the history of the New Hebrides and Tonga Arcs and Trenches.

Noteworthy is the fact that the hook-shaped Fiji Platform and the ridge that extends south from it through Lau form a curved lineament parallel Cited by: At present, they are located in the backarc zone corresponding to the North New Hebrides and New Hebrides Trenches, in an area characterized by several small ocean basins with developing sea-floor spreading rifts.

These include the Lau Basin to the east and the North Fiji Basin to the west of Fiji. Lau are the most remote islands in Fiji. They are located in the south-east of the country. There are many uninhabited islands and excellent beaches, but most of that beauty is inaccessible for and seabed: sand, stones.

[Find hotels in Lau. Moon Handbooks Fiji book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From coverage of Fiji's top-rated resorts to the newest adventur /5(4). This is done by selection of priority areas in terms of mineral potential in Fiji for geoscience mapping and surveys, assessment of potential for mining, petroleum production, geohazards and quarrying areasi, providing geoscience information services, industry consultation and support for geotechnical surveys.

Fiji Geology. Exploration. Book Fiji Hotels and Resorts | Fiji On Sale - Fiji Specials and Deals. Cheap rates and specials for Fiji hotels, resorts, tours and transfers.

Book Fiji. The other, Alectryon samoensis, is known in Fiji only from southern Lau (Kabara) in forest on limestone at less than m altitude, although in Samoa it ranges up to m.

Psychotria leiophylla is in the Solomon Islands and Fiji (north and south Lau only, on limestone) only at sea level, but in Samoa it is restricted to forest at – by:   Woodhall, D.

Geology of the Lau Ridge. In Scholl, D.W. and Vallier, T.L., editors, Geology and offshore resources of Pacific Islands arcs - Tonga region, Houston: Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources, Google ScholarCited by: The notebook documents the work of J.

Edward Hoffmeister in the Lau islands (Susui, Thikombia, Tuvutha, Katafaga) of Fiji, and Some entries are dated. They are narrative in structure and headed with island name.

The notebook documents the geological work of Harry S. Ladd in the Lau islands of Fiji, March 22 - Ap Contains a table of contents listing page number of island name. Entries vary in content and structure. Some entries include a table of data for trip: sta., pace, elev., dir.

ahrad., and remarks. The western Pacific region contains 22 independent island countries and territories spread over an area of million km 2. Pacific peoples have lived here for as long as 50, yr, developing isolated cultures with close relationships to the environment.

The Bouguer anomaly map of Viti Levu in the Fiji Group consists essentially of a gravity “low” surrounded by gravity “highs”. The “low” can be explained partly by the effect of the. Kumar R. Geology, climate, and landscape of the PABITRA Wet-Zone Transect, Viti Levu Island, Fiji.

Pac Sci 59(2): Series: vol. 59, no. 2: Abstract: The PABITRA Gateway Transect in Fiji covers most of the eastern part of Viti Levu, the largest island in the by: 1.

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Books R Us Fiji, Laucala Beach. 4, likes 17 talking about this 11 were here. Books R Us - bringing Books to you. A sister company of Just Books whose goal is to educate literature and 5/5(3). Backarc-basin formation then transferred to the South Fiji Basin where magnetic anomalles from chron 12 to 7N (– Ma) have been identified as two contemporaneous triple junctions.

The complex spreading regime witnessed in the South Fiji Basin appears analogous to the North Fiji Basin and may represent the surface expression of a hot. This page was last edited on 14 Mayat Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.

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