Fundamentals of Historical Geology


  1. Contemporary crustal structure and tasks of its historical and geological studies
  2. The main points in the development of historical geology
  3. Status of historical geology, among other geological disciplines
  4. Course Plan
  5. Determination of the relative age of rocks in one section
  6. Principles matching sections of sedimentary rocks
  7. Examples of application of the method to the comparison of paleontological sections of sedimentary rocks. The concept of geologic time scale
  8. Geochronological column structure (chronological summary section of crustal rocks)
  9. From the history of the establishment of modern stratigraphic units
  10. Indirect application paleontological method and determination of the age of volcanic, intrusive and metamorphic rocks
  11. Comparison of marine and continental sediments
  12. Migration of marine fauna and its relationship with the nature of the soil as a source of errors when working paleontological method
  13. Incompleteness of the fossil record and its significance for the stratigraphy and paleofaunal
  14. Some regular tasks in the field of theoretical geochronology
  15. The notion of absolute geochronology
  16. Basics facies analysis of marine sediments. On the principle of actualism as the basis of facies analysis
  17. Hydrological regime of the seas and modern normal mechanism of desalination and salinity inland basins
  18. The organic world and the rainfall of normal the sea and desalinated sea
  19. About recovery methods normally salty sea and brackish waters of the past
  20. Intertidal sediments of the seas and their symptoms
  21. On the terrain and depths of the seas of the geological past and the methods of their reconstruction
  22. Some regularities in the distribution of shelf facies modern seas and their significance for the paleogeography seas past
  23. On reflection of climatic conditions on sedimentation in the sea
  24. On the influence of submarine volcanism on sedimentation in marine waters
  25. Basics facies analysis of continental deposits. The concept of the paleogeographic map. Facial complex Plains humid climate
  26. Precipitation lowland areas of arid climate and their characteristics
  27. Facial complex intermontane depressions (basins and foothills)
  28. Facial complex areas of continental glaciation
  29. Continental sedimentary-effusive complex and its features
  30. Surface erosion and their implications for the paleogeography of ancient continental areas
  31. About paleogeographic map and some of its features
  32. Types of crustal movements, their characteristics and genetic correlation
  33. Analysis of the geological section as a method of reconstruction of crustal movements
  34. Paleogeographic epeirogenic method of studying crustal movements
  35. About sources of error in the study of crustal movements epeirogenic
  36. Crustal movement, causing the angular unconformity at the bedding
  37. Features of orogenic processes with relatively epeirogenic and their genetic relationship
  38. Basic structural units of the earth’s crust, the direction and the stages of its tectonic evolution
  39. Basic structural units of the modern continents
  40. About tectonics of modern oceanic depressions
  41. The essence of the tectonic evolution of sialic crustal shell
  42. Concerning the natural stages in the tectonic evolution of the earth’s shell sialic
  43. Ancient (Precambrian) crustal history
  44. Absolute duration of Precambrian and reliably known ancient crustal
  45. Precambrian rocks of the Russian Platform and its formation
  46. Precambrian history of the North American platform
  47. Precambrian history of the North American platform
  48. About other platforms, the history of the Precambrian
  49. About Precambrian rocks and history of geosynclinal regions
  50. About growth of the stratosphere as a whole as the crucial process of the Precambrian history
  51. Some features of physiographic conditions Precambrian eras
  52. About peculiarities of sedimentation in the Precambrian
  53. About small Precambrian ore-bearing intrusions and the possible cause of this phenomenon
  54. History of the Earth’s crust in the Cambrian period. Organic world and index fossils of the Cambrian period
  55. Geosynclinal zone of the Old World
  56. Russian platform
  57. Siberian Platform
  58. Chinese Platform
  59. Gondwan lump
  60. North and South America
  61. Common features of paleogeography and crustal movement in the Cambrian period
  62. History of the Earth’s crust in the Silurian period. Organic world and guiding Silurian fossils
  63. Geosynclinal zones of Eurasia
  64. Russian Platform
  65. Siberian Platform
  66. Chinese Platform
  67. Gondwan lump
  68. North America
  69. Common features of paleogeography and crustal movements in the Silurian
  70. About extinction of organic forms in the Silurian period
  71. Common questions Caledonian tectonic stage
  72. The main content and the results of geological events Caledonian stage
  73. The general scheme of crustal movements within the Caledonian tectonic stage
  74. The main features of the geosynclinal regime
  75. The main features of the platform regime
  76. Climates of Caledonian stage
  77. Features of tectonic sedimentation in Caledonian stage

Страхов Н.М. Основы исторической геологии. – М. – Л.: Государственное изд-во геологической литературы, 1948. – 254 с.