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Earth : the power of the planet

Author: Iain S Stewart; John Lynch
Publisher: London : BBC, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Earth: The Power of the Planet renowned science writers Iain Stewart and John Lynch use ground-breaking imagery and the latest scientific discoveries to explain how our unique and remarkable planet functions. After four and a half billion years the Earth is approaching old age; a perfect time to look back on an extraordinary life. Each chapter examines one of the Earth's most powerful forces; meteor impacts,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain S Stewart; John Lynch
ISBN: 9780563539148 0563539143
OCLC Number: 229407348
Notes: TV tie-in.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Impact --
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Atmosphere --
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Rare Earth.
Responsibility: Iain Stewart & John Lynch.

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Explains the birth, life and future of the planet Earth. This book contains chapters which focus on one of Earth's most powerful forces - meteor impacts, plate tectonics, the ocean, atmosphere and  Read more...

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