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Canada rocks

Author: Nick Eyles; Andrew D Miall
Publisher: Markham, Ont. ; Brighton, Mass. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete overview of the geological formation of Canada covering four billion years.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Eyles; Andrew D Miall
ISBN: 9781550418606 1550418602
OCLC Number: 70839357
Description: xvi, 512 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: A hellish beginning --
Moving Earth : plate tectonics --
The united plates of Canada : 4 billion years of tectonic activity --
Canada's heartland : the Shield --
Giant seas cover the Shield : the interior platform --
Building eastern Canada --
Building Arctic Canada --
Building western Canada --
Cool times : the ice sheets arrive --
Rocky resources : mining in Canada --
Challenges for the future --
Geology and the building of a Canadian identity.
Other Titles: Geologic journey
Rocks
Responsibility: Nick Eyles and Andrew Miall.

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A complete overview of the geological formation of Canada covering four billion years.

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