The Appalachian System of Western Newfoundland


 Evolution of thought concerning the geology of the

Western Newfoundland Appalachian foreland

by R.K. (Bob) Stevens




                    Rifts and passive continental margins


                    Ophiolitic rocks of Western Newfoundland


                    Hand specimens of ophiolitic perdiotites, gabbros, and basaltic rocks


                    The origin of oceanic crust


                    The concept of obduction


                    Volcanic arcs and marginal basins