Geology of Jordan and adjacent areas

proceedings of the 6th Jordanian Geological Conference, 5-8 October, 1998, Amman
  • 230 Pages
  • 0.91 MB
  • English
Jordanian Geologists Association , Amman
Geology -- Jordan -- Congresses., Geology -- Middle East -- Congre


Jordan, Middle

Other titlesJiyūlūjīyat al-Urdun wa-al-manāṭiq al-mujāwirah
Statementeditors, Khaled Moumani, Moh"d al-Saideen, Moh"d Abu Qudaira.
SeriesSpecial publication ;, no. 6, Special publication (Niqābat al-Jiyūlūjīyīn al-Urdunīyīn) ;, no. 6.
ContributionsMoumani, Khaled., Al-Saideen, Moh"d., Abu Qudaira, Moh"d., Niqābat al-Jiyūlūjīyīn al-Urdunīyīn.
LC ClassificationsQE318.2 .J67 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination230 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3779551M
LC Control Number2003549822

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Jordan lies in the northwestern part of the Arabian Plate, and the country’s boundaries are characterized by four major geomorphologic features: (1) the Precambrian Basement Complex to the south, (2) the Neogene Dead Sea Transform with pull-apart basins to the west, (3) the Late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary Azraq-Sirhan Depression in the east adjacent to the Saudi Arabian.

The country of Jordan has some natural resources such as phosphates, potash and shale oil. Jordan Natural Hazards: Jordan has natural hazards which include droughts and periodic earthquakes. Jordan Environmental Issues: Environmental issues for the country of Jordan include deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, and desertification.

Jordan’s central highlands offer a cooler climate and more water than the adjacent, searing lowlands. Still, summer is uncomfortably hot on the plateau and close to unbearable at Wadi Rum. The best times to visit are March through May and September through October.

Accommodations in Jordan run the gamut from backpacker hostels to luxury hotels. The country consists mainly of a plateau between metres (2, ft) and 1, metres (3, ft) meters high, divided into ridges by valleys and gorges, and a few mountainous of the plateau, land descents form the East Bank of the Jordan Rift valley is part of the north-south Great Rift Valley, and its successive depressions are Lake Tiberias (Sea of.

*Published posthumously. This manuscript was written by James C. Knox and the final version he worked on was dated 12 May It was intended to be Geology of Jordan and adjacent areas book main component of a volume that would both detail the physical geography, geology, and fluvial geomorphology of the Driftless Area and also summarize much of the research in this region from Jim’s career.

Source: Anne Whaley Sousou. Simplified geological map of Jordan (modified after NRA,in Naylor et al., ) The present site of Petra was originally built by the Nabataean Arabs during the 4th century BC, and was known in Arabic as Sila’a سلع, and Ar Rakeem الرقيم, or biblically as ‘Rqm’, which all mean ‘cut in rock’.

The site was conquered by the Romans in AD El-Hiyari, M. and Abed, A. () Distribution and geology of gypsum horizon in West-Central Jordan, In: El Isa, Z., et al. Eds., Geology of Jordan and Adjacent Areas, Jordanian Geologists Association, Amman, Haddadin, M.

() Beneficiation studies of the medium grained alkali granites of the Aqaba-Quweira area. The NRA, Amman. Handbook of the geology of Jordan: To accompany and explain the three sheets of theGeological map of Jordan east of the Rift by Albert M.

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Lake Jordan was a glacial lake formed during the late Pleistocene along the Jordan the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated, water melting off the glacier accumulated between the Rocky Mountains and the ice sheet. The lake drained along the front of the ice sheet, eastward towards the Yellowstone River and Glacial Lake Glendive.

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Centered on the modern city of Great Falls, Montana, Glacial Lake Great Falls extended as far north as Cut Bank, Montana, and as far south as Holter Lake. At present-day Great Falls, the Glacial Lake Great Falls reached a. A striking feature of the geology of Palestine is the Jordan valley fault.

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This work discusses status of the geologic and economic potentials of minerals and industrial rocks in Jordan. The major mineral resources are presented in details and the paper is designed to cover the lack of published data in this field.

Geologically, the structural framework of Jordan is controlled largely by Arabian Nubian Shield in the south, block—faulted areas in the east, Cited by: 7. Jordan Geology Project: How sandstone forms (Pictures from Petra) Posted on September 6, by Jessica Dickinson Goodman / 4 Comments When sand dunes sit for a long time, the sand at the very bottom of the dune slowly becomes rock–sandstone.

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The Jordan Valley is several degrees warmer than adjacent areas, and its year-round agricultural climate, fertile soils and water supply made it a site for agriculture dating to ab years ago.

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Jordan lies to the west of Iraq and Saudi Arabia, which have some of the world’s richest oil and gas reserves. Despite this, only two hydrocarbon fields have been discovered in Jordan so far: the Silurian-sourced and Ordovician-reservoired Risha gas field in the northeastern corner of the country (Figure 1, Figure 2) and the mid-Cretaceous sourced and reservoired Link: Web page.