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Gregory : The Great Rift Valley

J. W. Gregory

Gregory : The Great Rift Valley

by J. W. Gregory

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Published by E[ast] A[frican] L[iterature] B[ureau], Nelson in [Nairobi], Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kenya -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreat Rift Valley
    Statement[edited by] E. A. Loftus.
    SeriesEarly travellers in East Africa
    ContributionsLoftus, Ernest Achey, 1884-, ed.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16367533M

    This valley is part of the Gregory Rift, an eastern branch of the East African Rift, which is being caused by the separation of the Somali plate from the Nubian plate. Major tectonic and volcanic activity have shaped the distinctive landscape of the Great Rift Valley which runs through Kenya from north to south. THE difference as to the faults between the figure in NATURE of October 6 and that in Prof. Emmons's book is that he copied the original section of , whereas the figure in .

    John Walter Gregory (Author of The Great Rift Valley; Being the Narrative of a Journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo) John Walter Gregory’s Followers (2)1/5(1). The Great Rift Valley ditemukan pada akhir abad 19 oleh penjelajah Inggris bernama John Walter Gregorydengan panjang kilometer (mil), yang membentang dari utara Suriah di Asia Barat Daya ke pusat Mozambik di Afrika h taman ini sangat dipengaruhi oleh Sejarah negaranya, Untuk sebagian besar sejarahnya yang panjang, Great Rift Valley telah .

    " The Great Rift Valley: some associated fractions are marked by broken lines." The part of the valley system explored by Gregory in (located east of Lake Victoria) is today also referred as Gregory Rift (GREGORY ). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Great Rift Valley by John Walter Gregory (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at .


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Gregory : The Great Rift Valley by J. W. Gregory Download PDF EPUB FB2

His book The Great Rift Valley is considered a classic. Gregory was the first well-known European to use the term "rift valley", which he defined as "a linear valley with parallel and almost vertical sides, which has fallen owing to a series of parallel faults".

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The Great Rift Valley (), is an interesting account of a journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo made in Gregory was the first to mount a specifically scientific expedition to the mountain.

He made some key observations about the geology which still : Bigsby Medal (). The Great Rift Valley. DOI link for The Great Rift Valley. The Great Rift Valley bookCited by: Books on Google Play The Great Rift Valley: Being the Narrative of a Journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo with Some Account of the Geology.

Map of the Rift Valley from John Walter Gregory, The Great Rift Valley () The Great Rift Valley as a series of diverging tectonic forces Sections of the Great Rift Valley reveal the dynamic tectonic forces that are shearing, tearing, erupting, and collapsing Earth’s surface.

His major success was the study in this region of the volcanic rocks and structural features of what he termed the 'Great Rift Valley'.

His conclusions are summarized in two classic books— The Great Rift Valley () and The Rift Valleys and Geology of East Africa (). The Structure of the Great Rift Valley. Die Bruchzonen Ostafrikas: Tektonik, Vulkanismus, Erdbeben und Schwereanomalien. : The Great Rift Valley (Cass Library of African Studies: Travels and Narratives) (): Gregory, J.W.: BooksCited by:   The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south.

It is part of the Gregory Rift, the eastern branch of the East African Rift, which starts in Tanzania to the south and continues northward into Ethiopia. The Great Rift Valley. Title: The Great Rift Valley. Authors: Gregory, J.W. Condition: Used - Like New Used - Like New.

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Gregory: The Great Rift Valley (Early travellers in East Africa) [J. W Gregory] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. DYNAMICS OF THE GREGORY RIFT The structural map of the Gregory Rift sum- marizes the small scale geometric results (Fig. On this map the N-S pattern of the main faults is clearly exposed.

Beside this major direction the inter- pretation has shown two other new directions: -Many faults appear trending N; this direction belongs to the.

The Rift Valley lakes are a series of lakes in the East African Rift valley that runs through eastern Africa from Ethiopia in the north to Malawi in the south, and includes the African Great Lakes in the south.

These include some of the world's oldest lakes, deepest lakes, largest lakes by area, and largest lakes by are freshwater ecoregions of great biodiversity. The Great Rift Valley by John Walter Gregory,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Great Rift Valley: John Walter Gregory: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south. It is part of the Gregory Rift, the eastern branch of the East African Rift, which starts in Tanzania to the south and continues northward into Ethiopia.

It was formed on the "Kenyan Dome" a geographical upwelling created by the interactions of three major tectonics:. The Great Rift Valley: Being The Narrative Of A Journey To Mount Kenya And Lake Baringo: With Some Account Of The Geology, Natural History, Anthropology And Future Prospects Of British East Africa [Gregory, John Walter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Great Rift Valley: Being The Narrative Of A Journey To Mount Kenya Author: John Walter Gregory. Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland; SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology; The structure and volcanic activity of the northern Tanzania sector of the Gregory Rift Valley have hitherto been described less than those in Ethiopia and Kenya.

This book focuses on northern Tanzania where, although the volcanic area is smaller than. Following on the mid- to lateth-century work of dozens of explorers including the famous David Livingstone, the concept of an East African rift fracture was established by Austrian geologist Eduard Suess, and named the Great Rift Valley of East Africa in by British geologist John Walter Gregory.

Excerpt from The Great Rift Valley: Being the Narrative of a Journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo; With Some Account of the Geology, Natural History, Anthropology and Future Prospects of British East Africa Dr.

Mill has remarked (knowledge, Jan. : J. Gregory. Buy The Great Rift Valley; Being the Narrative of a Journey to Mount Kenya and Lake Baringo: With Some Account of the Geology, Natural History, Anthropolo on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.Spanning some miles of the African continent, from Ethiopia in the north to Mozambique in the south, the Great Rift Valley is home to an astounding array of flora and fauna, including a great concentration of glassland animals amd three of the world's four great apes: the chimpanzee, bonobo and gorilla.5/5(1).

The Valley forms part of the eastern branch of the East African Rift, Gregory Rift, which begins in Tanzania and runs into Ethiopia. The Western Rift, also known as the Albertine Rift, includes plenty of the African Great Lakes, such as Lake Malawi, Lake Tanganyika (reaching up to 1, metres in depth), Lake Kivu, Lake Edward, and Lake Albert.