LIST P - MAJOR TERMS

Major Term                                                                        Usage dates                                                                       Type of Term

absolute age

1960-

 

academic institutions

1989-

 

actinium

1965-

Chemical terms

addresses

1918-1965

 

Adriatic Sea

1962-

Geographic terms

Aegean Sea

1977-

Geographic terms

aerial photography

1949-1961

 

aeronomy

1971-1992

 

Afghanistan

1933-

Geographic terms

Africa

1933-

Geographic terms

Agnatha

1981-

Fossil terms

Alabama

1918-

Geographic terms

Alaska

1918-

Geographic terms

Albania

1933-

Geographic terms

Alberta

1918-

Geographic terms

algae

1960-

Fossil terms

Algeria

1933-

Geographic terms

Alps

1933-

Geographic terms

aluminum

1966-

Chemical terms

aluminum

1966-1980

Commodity terms

aluminum ores

1981-

Commodity terms

americium

1977-

Chemical terms

Amphibia

1918-

Fossil terms

Andes

1961-

Geographic terms

Andorra

1969-

Geographic terms

Angiospermae

1969-

Fossil terms

Angola

1933-

Geographic terms

Anhui China

1992-

Geographic terms

Antarctic Ocean

1964-2004

Geographic terms

Antarctica

1966-

Geographic terms

antimony

1965-

Chemical terms

antimony

1965-1980

Commodity terms

antimony ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Apennines

1967-

Geographic terms

Appalachians

1918-

Geographic terms

Arabian Peninsula

1970-

Geographic terms

Arabian Sea

1946-

Geographic terms

Archaeocyatha

1959-

Fossil terms

Archean

1918-

Geologic age terms

Arctic America

1939-1964

Geographic terms

Arctic Ocean

1936-

Geographic terms

Arctic region

1918-

Geographic terms

Argentina

1933-

Geographic terms

argon

1966-

Chemical terms

Arizona

1918-

Geographic terms

Arkansas

1918-

Geographic terms

Armenia

1993-

Geographic terms

arsenic

1965-

Chemical terms

arsenic

1965-1980

Commodity terms

arsenic ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Arthropoda

1918-

Fossil terms

asbestos

1965-1980

Commodity terms

asbestos deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Asia

1928-

Geographic terms

associations

1960-

 

asteroids

1966-

 

astrophysics and solar physics

1971-1992

 

Atlantic Coastal Plain

1918-

Geographic terms

Atlantic Ocean

1955-

Geographic terms

Atlantic Ocean Islands

1981-

Geographic terms

Atlantic region

1976-

Geographic terms

atmosphere

1966-

 

aurora

1968-1992

 

Australasia

1967-

Geographic terms

Australia

1933-

Geographic terms

Austria

1933-

Geographic terms

Aves

1918-

Fossil terms

Azerbaijan

1993-

Geographic terms

Azores

1969-

Geographic terms

bacteria

1969-

Fossil terms

Bahamas

1918-

Geographic terms

Bahrain

1977-

Geographic terms

Balearic Islands

1967-

Geographic terms

Balkan Peninsula

1933-

Geographic terms

Baltic region

1950-

Geographic terms

Baltic Sea

1970-

Geographic terms

Bangladesh

1973-

Geographic terms

Barbados

1918-

Geographic terms

barite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

barium

1969-

Chemical terms

base metals

1966-

Commodity terms

Basin and Range Province

1928-

Geographic terms

bauxite

1968-2008

Commodity terms

bauxite deposits

2009-

Commodity terms

Beijing China

1992-

Geographic terms

Belarus

1993-

Geographic terms

Belgium

1933-

Geographic terms

Belize

1970-

Geographic terms

Benin

1971-

Geographic terms

bentonite

1965-1980

Commodity terms

bentonite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Bering Sea

1967-

Geographic terms

Bermuda

1918-

Geographic terms

beryllium

1967-

Chemical terms

beryllium

1967-1980

Commodity terms

beryllium ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Bhutan

1975-

Geographic terms

bibliography

1960-

 

biogeography

1966-

 

biography

1928-

 

bismuth

1968-

Chemical terms

bismuth

1968-1980

Commodity terms

bismuth ores

1981-

Commodity terms

bitumens

1967-

Commodity terms

bituminous rocks and sands

1928-1965

Commodity terms

Bivalvia

1970-1972

Fossil terms

Black Sea

1967-

Geographic terms

Blastoidea

1918-1971

Fossil terms

Bolivia

1933-

Geographic terms

book reviews

1973-

 

boron

1966-

Chemical terms

boron

1966-1980

Commodity terms

boron deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Bosnia-Herzegovina

1995-

Geographic terms

Botswana

1967-

Geographic terms

Brachiopoda

1918-

Fossil terms

Branchiopoda

1935-1971

Fossil terms

Brazil

1933-

Geographic terms

brines

1965-

Commodity terms

British Columbia

1918-

Geographic terms

bromine

1969-

Chemical terms

bromine

1969-1980

Commodity terms

bromine deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Brunei

1993-

Geographic terms

Bryophyta

1969-

Fossil terms

Bryozoa

1918-

Fossil terms

Bulgaria

1933-

Geographic terms

Burkina Faso

1970-

Geographic terms

Burma

1933-

Geographic terms

Burundi

1964-

Geographic terms

cadmium

1970-

Chemical terms

cadmium ores

1982-

Commodity terms

calcite

1949-1981

Commodity terms

calcite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

calcium

1966-

Chemical terms

California

1918-

Geographic terms

californium

1971-

Chemical terms

Cambodia

1964-

Geographic terms

Cambrian

1918-

Geologic age terms

Cameroon

1933-

Geographic terms

Canada

1933-

Geographic terms

Canadian Shield

1918-

Geographic terms

Canary Islands

1933-

Geographic terms

Cape Verde Islands

1933-

Geographic terms

carbon

1966-

Chemical terms

Carboniferous

1918-

Geologic age terms

Caribbean region

1928-

Geographic terms

Caribbean Sea

1960-

Geographic terms

Carpathians

1967-

Geographic terms

cartography

1969-1971

 

Caspian Sea

1970-

Geographic terms

catalogs

1960-

 

Cayman Islands

1981-

Geographic terms

Celebes Sea

1969-

Geographic terms

Cenozoic

1939-

Geologic age terms

Central African Republic

1965-

Geographic terms

Central America

1918-

Geographic terms

Cephalopoda

1918-1971

Fossil terms

ceramic materials

1969-

Commodity terms

cerium

1969-

Chemical terms

cerium ores

1982-

Commodity terms

cesium

1969-

Chemical terms

Chad

1961-

Geographic terms

changes of level

1960-1994

 

Chatham Islands

2005-

Geographic terms

chemical analyses

1949-1965

 

chemical analysis

1960-

 

Chile

1933-

Geographic terms

China

1933-

Geographic terms

chlorine

1965-

Chemical terms

Chongqing China

1998-

Geographic terms

Chordata

1969-

Fossil terms

chromite

1918-1980

Commodity terms

chromite ores

1981-

Commodity terms

chromium

1966-

Chemical terms

clays

1960-2004

Commodity terms

clay deposits

2005-

Commodity terms

clay mineralogy

1960-

 

climate change

2009-

 

Cnidaria

2009-

Fossil terms

coal

1969-2008

Commodity terms

coal deposits

2009-

Commodity terms

cobalt

1960-

Chemical terms

cobalt

1918-1980

Commodity terms

cobalt ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Coelenterata

1918-2008

Fossil terms

Colombia

1933-

Geographic terms

Colorado

1918-

Geographic terms

Colorado Plateau

1959-

Geographic terms

Columbia Plateau

1918-

Geographic terms

Comoro Islands

1977-

Geographic terms

Congo

1967-

Geographic terms

Congo Democratic Republic

1972-

Geographic terms

Connecticut

1918-

Geographic terms

Conodonta

1981-

Fossil terms

conservation

1970-

 

construction materials

1965-

Commodity terms

continental drift

1966-

 

continental shelf

1966-

 

continental slope

1966-

 

copper

1965-

Chemical terms

copper

1965-1974

Commodity terms

copper ores

1975-

Commodity terms

coprolites

1970-

Fossil terms

Coral Sea

1977-

Geographic terms

core

1960-

 

Corsica

1933-

Geographic terms

corundum deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Costa Rica

1918-

Geographic terms

Cretaceous

1965-

Geologic age terms

Croatia

1995-

Geographic terms

crust

1960-

 

crystal chemistry

1960-

 

crystal growth

1965-

 

crystal structure

1960-

 

crystallography

1965-

 

Cuba

1918-

Geographic terms

curium

1969-

Chemical terms

Cyprus

1933-

Geographic terms

Cystoidea

1918-1971

Fossil terms

Czech Republic

1995-

Geographic terms

Czechoslovakia

1933-1994

Geographic terms

dams

1965-

 

data processing

1969-

 

deformation

1966-

 

Delaware

1918-

Geographic terms

Denmark

1933-

Geographic terms

deuterium

1966-

Chemical terms

Devonian

1918-

Geologic age terms

diagenesis

1960-

 

diamond deposits

1969-

Commodity terms

diastrophism

1918-1980

 

diatomaceous earth

1918-1949

Commodity terms

diatomite

1950-2004

Commodity terms

diatomite deposits

2005-

Commodity terms

District of Columbia

1918-

Geographic terms

Djibouti

1973-

Geographic terms

dolostone

1973-1980

Commodity terms

dolostone deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Dominican Republic

1918-

Geographic terms

dysprosium

1973-

Chemical terms

Earth

1965-1969

 

earthquakes

1965-

 

East China Sea

1970-

Geographic terms

East Germany

1965-1990

Geographic terms

East Pacific Ocean Islands

1981-

Geographic terms

East Timor

2001-

Geographic terms

Eastern Hemisphere

1970-

Geographic terms

Echinodermata

1918-

Fossil terms

ecology

1960-

 

economic geology

1965-

 

Ecuador

1933-

Geographic terms

education

1960-

 

Egypt

1933-

Geographic terms

El Salvador

1949-

Geographic terms

electron microscopy

1965-

 

energy sources

1960-

Commodity terms

engineering geology

1960-

 

England

1933-

Geographic terms

English Channel

1960-

Geographic terms

English Channel Islands

1981-

Geographic terms

environmental geology

1970-

 

Eocene

1918-

Geologic age terms

epeirogeny

1970-

 

Equatorial Guinea

1978-

Geographic terms

erbium

1978-

Chemical terms

Eritrea

1995-

Geographic terms

Estonia

1992-

Geographic terms

Ethiopia

1939-

Geographic terms

Eurasia

1965-

Geographic terms

Europe

1918-

Geographic terms

europium

1969-

Chemical terms

evaporite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

evaporites

1966-1980

Commodity terms

explosion phenomena

1962-1971

 

explosions

1966-

 

extraterrestrial geology

1970-

 

Faeroe Islands

1970-

Geographic terms

Falkland Islands

1933-

Geographic terms

Far East

1933-

Geographic terms

faults

1965-

 

feldspar

1969-1980

Commodity terms

feldspar deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Fiji

1934-

Geographic terms

Finland

1933-

Geographic terms

Florida

1918-

Geographic terms

fluid inclusions

1967-

 

fluorine

1965-

Chemical terms

fluorspar

1969-2004

Commodity terms

fluorspar deposits

2005-

Commodity terms

folds

1960-

 

foliation

1970-

 

Foraminifera

1960-

Fossil terms

fossil man

1978-

Fossil terms

foundations

1960-

 

fractures

1960-

 

France

1918-

Geographic terms

francium

1985-

Chemical terms

French Equatorial Africa

1933-1959

Geographic terms

French Guiana

1953-

Geographic terms

French West Africa

1933-1959

Geographic terms

fuel resources

1981-1988

Commodity terms

Fujian China

1992-

Geographic terms

fungi

1969-

Fossil terms

Gabon

1960-

Geographic terms

gadolinium

1969-

Chemical terms

Galapagos Islands

1933-

Geographic terms

gallium

1966-

Chemical terms

Gambia

1969-

Geographic terms

Gansu China

1992-

Geographic terms

gems

1965-

Commodity terms

geochemistry

1960-

 

geochronology

1960-

 

geodesy

1966-

 

geologic hazards

1969-

 

geologic maps

1918-1965

 

geology

1960-

 

geomorphology

1960-

 

geophysical methods

1960-

 

geophysical surveys

1965-

 

geophysics

1965-

 

Georgia

1918-

Geographic terms

Georgian Republic

1993-

Geographic terms

geosynclines

1966-

 

geothermal energy

1965-

Commodity terms

germanium

1970-

Chemical terms

Germany

1933-

Geographic terms

Ghana

1956-

Geographic terms

glacial geology

1960-

 

glauconite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

glossaries

1960-

 

gold

1965-

Chemical terms

gold

1918-1980

Commodity terms

gold ores

1981-

Commodity terms

government agencies

1970-

 

granite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

granites

1918-1980

Commodity terms

graphite 

1969-1980

Commodity terms

graphite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Graptolithina

1949-

Fossil terms

gravel 

1969-1980

Commodity terms

gravel deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Great Basin

1918-

Geographic terms

Great Britain

1933-

Geographic terms

Great Lakes

1918-

Geographic terms

Great Lakes region

1918-

Geographic terms

Great Plains

1918-

Geographic terms

Greater Antilles

1971-

Geographic terms

Greece

1933-

Geographic terms

Greenland

1918-

Geographic terms

ground water

1960-

 

Guadeloupe

1918-

Geographic terms

Guangdong China

1992-

Geographic terms

Guangxi China

1992-

Geographic terms

Guatemala

1918-

Geographic terms

Guinea

1961-

Geographic terms

Guinea-Bissau

1975-

Geographic terms

Guizhou China

1992-

Geographic terms

Gulf Coastal Plain

1959-

Geographic terms

Gulf of Aden

1967-

Geographic terms

Gulf of California

1960-

Geographic terms

Gulf of Mexico

1918-

Geographic terms

Guyana

1967-

Geographic terms

Gymnospermae

1969-

Fossil terms

gypsum 

1969-1980

Commodity terms

gypsum deposits

1969-

Commodity terms

Hadean

2004-

Geologic age terms

hafnium

1970-

Chemical terms

Hainan China

1992-

Geographic terms

Haiti

1918-

Geographic terms

Hawaii

1918-

Geographic terms

heat flow

1965-

 

heavy mineral deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

heavy minerals

1969-1980

Commodity terms

Hebei China

1992-

Geographic terms

Heilongjiang China

1992-

Geographic terms

helium

1966-

Chemical terms

helium

1966-1980

Commodity terms

helium gas

1981-

Commodity terms

Hemichordata

1976-

Fossil terms

Henan China

1992-

Geographic terms

Himalayas

1947-

Geographic terms

historical geology

1918-1965

 

holmium

1978-

Chemical terms

Holocene

1928-

Geologic age terms

Honduras

1918-

Geographic terms

Hong Kong

1957-

Geographic terms

Hubei China

1992-

Geographic terms

Hunan China

1992-

Geographic terms

Hungary

1933-

Geographic terms

hydrogen

1966-

Chemical terms

hydrogeology

1960-

 

hydrology

1960-

 

Iceland

1933-

Geographic terms

ichnofossils

1970-

Fossil terms

Idaho

1918-

Geographic terms

igneous and volcanic rocks

1918-1939

 

igneous rocks

1918-

Igneous rock terms

Illinois

1918-

Geographic terms

impact statements

1978-

 

inclusions

1966-

 

India

1933-

Geographic terms

Indian Ocean

1955-

Geographic terms

Indian Ocean Islands

1981-

Geographic terms

Indiana

1918-

Geographic terms

indium

1966-

Chemical terms

Indochina

1933-

Geographic terms

Indonesia

1935-

Geographic terms

industrial minerals

1969-

Commodity terms

Inner Mongolia China

1992-

Geographic terms

Insecta

1918-

Fossil terms

interplanetary space

1966-

 

intrusions

1969-

 

Invertebrata

1949-

Fossil terms

iodine

1969-

Chemical terms

iodine

1969-1980

Commodity terms

iodine deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Ionian Sea

1970-

Geographic terms

Iowa

1918-

Geographic terms

Iran

1938-

Geographic terms

Iraq

1934-

Geographic terms

Ireland

1918-

Geographic terms

iridium

1969-

Chemical terms

iridium

1969-1984

Commodity terms

iridium ores

1985-

Commodity terms

Irish Sea

1964-

Geographic terms

iron

1960-

Chemical terms

iron

1960-1980

Commodity terms

iron ores

1981-

Commodity terms

isostasy

1966-

 

isotopes

1960-

Chemical terms

Israel

1951-

Geographic terms

Italy

1918-

Geographic terms

Ivory Coast

1933-

Geographic terms

Jamaica

1918-

Geographic terms

Jan Mayen

1969-

Geographic terms

Japan

1933-

Geographic terms

Japan Sea

1934-

Geographic terms

Jiangsu China

1992-

Geographic terms

Jiangxi China

1992-

Geographic terms

Jilin China

1992-

Geographic terms

Jordan

1956-

Geographic terms

Jupiter

1969-

 

Jurassic

1918-

Geologic age terms

Kansas

1918-

Geographic terms

kaolin 

1969-1980

Commodity terms

kaolin deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Kazakhstan

1993-

Geographic terms

Kentucky

1918-

Geographic terms

Kenya

1942-

Geographic terms

Kiribati

1985-

Geographic terms

Korea

1933-

Geographic terms

Kosovo

2009-

Geographic terms

krypton

1966-

Chemical terms

Kuwait

1968-

Geographic terms

Kyrgyzstan

1993-

Geographic terms

Labrador

1918-

Geographic terms

land subsidence

1965-

 

land use

1969-

 

lanthanum

1970-

Chemical terms

Laos

1969-

Geographic terms

Latvia

1992-

Geographic terms

lava

1960-

 

lead

1960-

Chemical terms

lead ores

1981-

Commodity terms

lead-zinc deposits

1978-

Commodity terms

Lebanon

1933-

Geographic terms

Lesotho

1969-

Geographic terms

Lesser Antilles

1918-

Geographic terms

lexicons

1960-

 

Liaoning China

1992-

Geographic terms

Liberia

1937-

Geographic terms

Libya

1933-

Geographic terms

lichens

1970-

Fossil terms

lignite

1969-

Commodity terms

limestone

1965-1980

Commodity terms

limestone deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

lineation

1966-

 

lithium

1965-

Chemical terms

lithium

1965-1980

Commodity terms

lithium ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Lithuania

1992-

Geographic terms

Louisiana

1918-

Geographic terms

lutetium

1969-

Chemical terms

Luxembourg

1936-

Geographic terms

Madagascar

1933-

Geographic terms

Madeira

1977-

Geographic terms

magmas

1965-

 

magnesite

1970-1980

Commodity terms

magnesite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

magnesium

1966-

Chemical terms

magnesium

1966-1980

Commodity terms

magnesium ores

1981-

Commodity terms

magnetosphere

1978-

 

Maine

1918-

Geographic terms

Malawi

1965-

Geographic terms

Malay Archipelago

1971-

Geographic terms

Malaysia

1964-

Geographic terms

Maldive Islands

1969-

Geographic terms

Mali

1964-

Geographic terms

Malta

1938-

Geographic terms

Mammalia

1918-

Fossil terms

manganese

1967-

Chemical terms

manganese

1967-1980

Commodity terms

manganese ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Manitoba

1918-

Geographic terms

mantle

1960-

 

maps

1960-

 

marble deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

marbles

1918-1980

Commodity terms

Mariana Islands

1971-

Geographic terms

marine geology

1967-

 

marine installations

1978-

 

Maritime Provinces

1965-

Geographic terms

Mars

1966-

 

Marshall Islands

1970-

Geographic terms

Martinique

1918-

 

Maryland

1918-

Geographic terms

Massachusetts

1918-

Geographic terms

mathematical geology

1963-

 

Mauritania

1960-

Geographic terms

Mauritius

1976-

Geographic terms

Mediterranean region

1951-

Geographic terms

Mediterranean Sea

1967-

Geographic terms

Melanesia

1974-

Geographic terms

mercury

1966-

Chemical terms

mercury

1966-1980

Commodity terms

mercury ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Mercury Planet

1975-

 

Mesozoic

1918-

Geologic age terms

metal ores

1981-

Commodity terms

metals

1960-1980

Commodity terms

metals

1960-

Chemical terms

metamorphic rocks

1965-

Metamorphic rock terms

metamorphism

1960-

 

metasomatic rocks

1970-

Metamorphic rock terms

metasomatism

1965-

 

meteor craters

1965-

 

meteorites

1960-

Meteorite terms

meteorology

1971-

 

methods

1965-1971

 

Mexico

1918-

Geographic terms

mica

1966-1980

Commodity terms

mica deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Michigan

1918-

Geographic terms

Micronesia

1967-

Geographic terms

micropaleontology

1965-

 

microseisms

1965-1971

 

Middle East

1951-

Geographic terms

mineral deposits, genesis

1960-

Commodity terms

mineral exploration

1965-

Commodity terms

mineral resources

1960-

Commodity terms

mineralogy

1965-

 

minerals

1960-

Mineral terms

mining geology

1960-

 

Minnesota

1918-

Geographic terms

Miocene

1964-

Geologic age terms

Mississippi

1918-

Geographic terms

Mississippi Valley

1918-

Geographic terms

Mississippian

1959-

Geologic age terms

Missouri

1918-

Geographic terms

Mohorovicic discontinuity

1961-

 

Moldova

1993-

Geographic terms

Mollusca

1918-

Fossil terms

molybdenum

1965-

Chemical terms

molybdenum

1965-1980

Commodity terms

molybdenum ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Monaco

1969-

Geographic terms

monazite

1918-1980

Commodity terms

monazite deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

Mongolia

1933-

Geographic terms

Montana

1918-

Geographic terms

Montenegro

1995-

Geographic terms

Moon

1966-

 

Morocco

1933-

Geographic terms

Mozambique

1934-

Geographic terms

mud volcanoes

1970-

 

museums

1969-

 

Namibia

1933-

Geographic terms

natural gas

1969-

Commodity terms

Nebraska

1918-

Geographic terms

neodymium

1971-

Chemical terms

Neogene

1978-

Geologic age terms

neon

1966-

Chemical terms

neotectonics

1978-

 

Nepal

1937-

Geographic terms

Neptune

1969-

 

neptunium

1972-

Chemical terms

Netherlands

1933-

Geographic terms

Netherlands Antilles

1969-

Geographic terms

Nevada

1918-

Geographic terms

New Brunswick

1918-

Geographic terms

New Caledonia

1933-

Geographic terms

New Guinea

1933-

Geographic terms

New Hampshire

1918-

Geographic terms

New Jersey

1918-

Geographic terms

New Mexico

1918-

Geographic terms

New South Wales Australia

1933-

Geographic terms

New York

1918-

Geographic terms

New Zealand

1933-

Geographic terms

Newfoundland

1918-

Geographic terms

Newfoundland and Labrador

2009-

Geographic terms

Nicaragua

1918-

Geographic terms

nickel

1969-

Chemical terms

nickel

1969-1980

Commodity terms

nickel ores

1981-

Commodity terms

Niger

1933-

Geographic terms

Nigeria

1933-

Geographic terms

Ningxia China

1992-

Geographic terms

niobium

1969-

Chemical terms

niobium

1969-1980

Commodity terms

niobium ores

1981-

Commodity terms

nitrate deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

nitrogen

1966-

Chemical terms

Niue

2005-

Geographic terms

noble gases

1966-

Chemical terms

nodules

1965-

 

nonmetal deposits

1981-

Commodity terms

nonmetals

1969-1980

Commodity terms

nonmetals

1969-

Chemical terms

North America

1918-

Geographic terms

North Carolina

1918-

Geographic terms

North Dakota

1918-

Geographic terms

North Sea

1963-

Geographic terms

Northern Hemisphere

1970-

Geographic terms

Northern Ireland

1967-

Geographic terms

Northern Territory Australia

1938-

Geographic terms

Northwest Territories

1918-

Geographic terms

Norway

1933-

Geographic terms

Nova Scotia

1918-

Geographic terms

nuclear facilities

1978-

 

Nunavut

2001-

Geographic terms

ocean basins

1965-

 

ocean circulation

1978-

 

ocean floors

1969-

 

ocean waves

1967-

 

Oceania

1949-

Geographic terms

oceanography

1960-

 

Ohio

1918-

Geographic terms

oil and gas fields

1965-

Commodity terms

oil sands

1969-

Commodity terms

oil shale

1965-

Commodity terms

Okhotsk Sea

1970-

Geographic terms

Oklahoma

1918-

Geographic terms

Oligocene

1968-

Geologic age terms

Oman

1933-

Geographic terms

Ontario

1918-

Geographic terms

Ordovician

1918-

Geologic age terms

Oregon

1918-

Geographic terms

organic materials

1960-1998

 

orogeny

1960-

 

osmium

1970-

Chemical terms

osmium ores

1970-

Commodity terms

Ostracoda

1918-

Fossil terms

oxygen

1966-

Chemical terms

Pacific Ocean

1939-

Geographic terms

Pacific region

1918-

Geographic terms

Pakistan

1951-

Geographic terms

paleobotany

1965-

 

Paleocene

1970-

Geologic age terms

paleoclimatology

1965-

 

paleoecology

1960-

 

Paleogene

1978-

Geologic age terms

paleogeography

1960-

 

paleomagnetism

1965-

 

paleontology

1960-

 

Paleozoic

1918-

Geologic age terms

palladium

1969-

Chemical terms

palladium ores

1969-

Commodity terms

palynology

1960-

 

palynomorphs

1960-

Fossil terms

Panama

1918-

Geographic terms

Papua New Guinea

1975-

Geographic terms

paragenesis

1960-

 

Paraguay

1934-

Geographic terms

peat

1965-2008

Commodity terms

peat deposits

2009-

Commodity terms

pegmatite

1967-

Commodity terms

Pennsylvania

1918-

Geographic terms

Pennsylvanian

1918-

Geologic age terms

Permian

1918-

Geologic age terms

Persian Gulf

1963-

Geographic terms

Peru

1933-

Geographic terms

petroleum

1918-

Commodity terms

petrology

1965-

 

Phanerozoic

1968-

Geologic age terms

phase equilibria