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WRRCTR No.189 Geology and hydrogeology of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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Title WRRCTR No.189 Geology and hydrogeology of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
Creator Spengler, Steven R. Peterson, Frank L. Mink, John F.
Subject hydrogeology geologic mapping groundwater geochemistry gravity dikes rainfall-runoff relationships evapotranspiration Pohnpei Ponape Eastern Caroline Islands Geology -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Pohnpei Island. Groundwater -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Pohnpei Island. Hydrogeology -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Pohnpei Island.
Description The island of Pohnpei is the eroded remnant of a large shield volcano that was built up from the surrounding sea floor by the repeated eruption of mildly alkalic lava. The main island is composed entirely of volcanic material erupted episodically over the last 9 million yr. The volcanic construction of Pohnpei can be divided into three stages-of activity. The first was a shield-building phase dominated by the frequent eruption of alkali olivine basalt, which was followed after an eruptive... U.S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey Grant/Contract No. B-249
Date 1991-03
Type Report Text
Identifier Spengler SR, Peterson FL, Mink JF. 1991. Geology and hydrogeology of the island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical report, 189. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1977
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Report 189
Format ix + 79 pages
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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