Tony Waltham: publications on geology
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Divergent plate boundary with grabens and rift valleys, Lake Abhe travertine towers, Lake Assal, Erte Ale volcano and lava lake, Danakil Desert, Afar Depression.
Divergent plate boundary with rift valleys, Djibouti grabens, Erte Ale volcano and lava lake, in the Danakil Desert.
Landslide caused by changes to drainage in part of the North York Moors
Guide to travel and roadside geology covering Juneau, Mendenhall Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Klondike Highway, Dawson City, Klondike Gold Rush, gold mining, Delta Junction, Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, Valdez, 1964 earthquake, Whittier, Anchorage landslides, Denali, Seward, Kenai Fiords, Katmai volcano, Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes
Catherine Palace, rebuilt Amber Room, Baltic amber, Gdansk
Bus journey, Uspallata Pass, Cerro Tolosa rockfall, Puente del Inca travertine
Shrinking sea, Amudarya, Syrdarya, cotton, ships’ graveyard, Aralsk, Small Aral Sea, Tastubek.
Boxing Day earthquake, Sunda Plate, Banda Aceh, Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, Galle, Andaman Sea, Thailand, Khao Lak, tsunami warning.
Geology of Harney Peak granite, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore, Etta Quarry pegmatite, spodumene, Wind Cave, Jewel Cave, Homestake Mine, Mammoth Site sinkhole
A guide to the major geological sites and National Parks in the Red Rock Country of Utah and Arizona; Arches, Dead Horse Point, Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges,Monument Valley, Canyon de Chelly, Mesa Verde, Ship Rock, Petrified Forest, Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Zion, Bryce Canyon.
Chihuahua Pacific Railway, calderas, Batopilas, Divisadero, Basaseachi waterfall.
Driven by carbon dioxide, eruptions from oil well, travertine, Green River.
Western Desert, Farafra Oasis, White Desert, chalk karst, Kharga Oasis, migrating barchan sand dunes that bury the road.
Tutbury Gypsum, alabaster mine, munitions store, bomb explosion, Hanbury, crater footpath.
Overview of the world’s main geyser sites, Old Faithful Geyser, Firehole River, Norris Basin, Haukadalur, Strokkur Geyser, Rotorua, Wairakai, Pohutu Geyser, Lady Knox Geyser, Waimangu Geyser, Valley of Geysers, Fountain Platform, Uzon caldera, El Tatio, Crystal Geyser.
Retreat continuing since the Neoglacial, Rhone Glacier, Aletsch Glacier, Marjelensee ice-dammed lake.
Commentary on current climate change in context of Quaternary and Holocene geological records.
Giant landslides, Annapurna, Tal landslide, Lete landslide, Kali Gandaki, Seti Khola debris flows, Pokhara Formation, Phewa Tal.
Excursion to the main geological site: Geysir, Strokkur, Laki, Eldgja, Ofaerufoss, Aldeyarfoss, Myvatn, Grotagja, Dettifoss.
Excursion to the notable geological sites: Maloula, Palmyra, Jabal al-Arab, Hammammat Ma’in, Dead Sea, Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Rum.
Sacred to Buddhists and Hindus, Tibetan Plateau, Asian watershed, Kailas Conglomerates, Dolma La granite, Zangbo Suture.
Guide to southern Kamchatka, Petropavlovsk, Avacha, Koryaksky, Uzon caldera, Valley of Geysers, Karimsky, Dachnye, Gorely, Mutnovsky
Kimberlite pipes, The Big Hole, De Beers, Bulfontein mine, Orange River, alluvial diamonds, Luderitz, Namibia.
Field guide for excursion to Quaternary features of karst, caves and glaciations.
Glacial features, Devensian moraine and lake, cave drainage, stalagmite dates, Anglian evolution, deglaciation, Thornton Force, Sandymire Bronze Age alluviation.
Henderson, Carmack, Yukon River, Bonanza Creek, Stampede, Skagway, Dyea, Chilkoot Pass, Dawson City, placer deposits and hydrothermal mineralisation, mining in permafrost, dredge mining, hydraulicking, monitor pumps, mammoth tusks, subsidence.
Yukon permafrost environments, Bonanza Creek, Stampede, Skagway, Dyea, Chilkoot Pass, Dawson City, placer mineralisation, gold dredges, hydraulic mining, mammoth tusks, subsidence
Trinidad Asphalt Lake as it is today
Measures to protect Almaty from debris flows from Alatau Mountains, Medeu Dam debris catch, steel catch barriers
Roman gold mines, Cantabrian Mountains, Neogene placer deposits, hydraulic mining, remnant pinnacles of red conglomerate
Excursion guide to volcanoes of Aeolian Islands; Lipari, obsidian and pumice quarries; Vulcano, Foraglione fumaroles mud baths, Fossa volcano, sulphur vents; Stromboli, summit crater, Sciara del Fuoco, Strombolian eruptions.
Geology of the Lotschberg base tunnel, and the original tunnel, over-deepened glaciated valley of Gasterntal, the 1908 tunnel disaster, Klus Gorge, Gotthard tunnel.
Geology of the Lotschberg railway tunnel, Gasterntal buried valley, 1908 tunnel disaster, ground investigation in glaciated terrains
Underground drainage, Malham Cove waterfall, origins of Malham Cove, fluvial erosion, glaciofluvial erosion, glacial erosion, karstic erosion.
Geology of Mam Tor, Hope Valley Pleistocene events, landslide displacements, monitoring surveys, slipped blocks and debris flow, rainfall thresholds, history of failure, stabilization.
Map and summary of movements and rainfall thresholds
Smectite-rich clays subsiding due to groundwater abstraction, Palacio de Belles Artes, protruding well casing, Torre Latinoamericana.
Sinkhole collapses at Mookeuk gold mine, Chungyang tungsten mine, Toehyun metal mine. rockfall monitoring at Keumgok magnetite mine.
Silver mining of Rich Hill, volcanic ore deposits, current mining of sphalerite, pallaco silver deposits.
Ice-dammed Lake Missoula. Purcell Glacier, Columbia River, scablands and coulees, Grand Coulee, Palousie Falls, Dry Falls, Moses Coulee, varved sediments, J Harlan Bretz.
Eruption of volcano in 1980, lateral blast, lahars, lava dome, excursions to Johnston Ridge, Spirit Lake, Windy Ridge, Ape Cave, summit hike.
Caspian Sea oilfields, Yanar Sag burning hillside of methane vents, Gobustan, Perekishqul, Lokbatan mud volcano.
Mississippi delta, New Orleans levees and flood walls, ground subsidence by peat drainage, Huurican Katrina, broken levees, piping failures.
Flood damage, levee repairs, rebuilding, elevation of houses, levees’ mode of failure, wind damage, tidal surge.
Greywacke erratics on limestone pedestals, Ingleborough, toppling of one boulder.
Collapse of fill and its retaining wall, above sandstone cliff.
Sandstone geology, geomorphic evolution, historical changes, rockfalls, tree root damage.
Cave roof failures, weakened by water ingress when the sandstone’s clay cement collapses
Test loading, numerical modelling, physical modelling of cave roof collapses in sandstone
Thomas Herbert’s statue of Daniel in the Lions’ Den, monitoring of weathering rates.
Granite paving from quarries in Portugal and China.
Sherwood Sandstone, Rouse’s Mine, pillar-and-stall mining, Gallows Hill Mines, Cemetery Mine
Listing of available literature.
Geology and caves of Nottingham, military roles pre-WW2, wartime values during WW2.
The definitive text, geology, history, malt kilns, tanneries, cellar caves, sand mines, air raid shelters, cave collapses, conservation.
Construction of the canal by French and Americans, Gatun Lake, locks, Culebra Cut landslides, Cucaracha Clay, Gold Hill, widening the canal, Panamax, Neopanamax.
Debris avalanche from flank collapse of volcano.
Pele's Hair (fibres) and reticulite (foam) of basaltic glass produced in eruptions of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii.
Construction on permafrost, oil pipeline, Fox permafrost tunnel, ice wedge polygons, Prudhoe Bay.
Geology, Aqaba granite, dykes, Wadi Ram, Wadi Rum, Petra graben, The Siq, Khazna, rock tombs, sandstone colours, liesegang rings, ad Dayr monastery.
Primitive mines for pyrite and coal supplying sulphur furnaces with major pollution of limestone karst.
Carbonatite, Bayan Obo iron mine, Mountain Pass, Mount Weld, Kvanefjeld, Bear Lodge.
Stress-relief fractures, unloading of slopes, exfoliation, Skjelfjord rockfall, Geirangerfjord, Lovatn rockfalls, Tafjord rockfall, Aknes landslide.
Ruby and sapphire, geology, Kyatpyin, byon deposits, lebin mining, open pit mines, gem market.
Zagros Mountains, salt diapirs, Kuh-e-Namak, rising salt domes, flowing salt glaciers, salt karst, Qeshm Island, salt caves, Tri Nahacu Cave, Namakdan, Hormoz.
Gneiss source and gemstone placer deposits, illam mining with hand-dug pits, gemstone trading.
Shale beds in Carboniferous limestone, sequence exposed in caves, shale partings.
Regional subsidence due to water table decline, clay, peat, groundwater abstraction, Santa Clara, Los Angeles, New Orleans, London, Venice, Mexico City, Shanghai, Bangkok.
Los Angeles water supply, William Mulholland, dam construction, catastrophic failure of the dam, flood disaster, cause of failure, fault, conglomerate, schist, old landslides, uplift forces.
Bearing capacity, test loading of a cave roof, numerical modelling, physical modelling, highway loading of a wide cave, building regulations.
Activity caused by flashing of steam, unique style of eruption with dome of water.
Some of the main geological and historical sites in southwestern Syria, including Damascus, Maloula, Palmyra and Jabal-al-Arab.
Landslide of weathered clays active due to meltwater input, debris dam in valley impounds lake, town abandoned, road and railway re-routed, geology of road cutting, lake drainage.
Photo-feature based on new book.
Excursion guide, calderas, geothermal springs and geysers, Upper Geyser Basin, Old Faithful, Norris Basin, Mammoth Hot Springs travertine terraces, Yellowstone Canyon, Mud Volcano.
Ingleborough, Foredale, Moughton, Norber Scar, Pen-y-ghent Gill, Malham glaciokarst.
Erosion surface, stratimorphs, Malham Tarn basin, uplift and landscape evolution.
Incomparable Valley, granite domes, stress relied exfoliation, glaciation, hanging valley waterfalls.