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Exploring the planets

Author: Eric H Christiansen; W Kenneth Hamblin
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A thorough examination of each planet, moon, asteroid and comet in our solar system. The roles of heat and tectonics in planetary evolution are stressed, and outer planets are discussed in order  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christiansen, Eric H.
Exploring the planets.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995
(OCoLC)624416557
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric H Christiansen; W Kenneth Hamblin
ISBN: 0023224215 9780023224218
OCLC Number: 30436571
Notes: Hamblin named first on previous ed.
Description: xi, 500 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Solar System --
Ch. 2. Fundamentals of Planetary Science --
Ch. 3. Meteorites and Asteroids: Small Bodies of the Inner Solar System --
Ch. 4. The Moon --
Ch. 5. Mercury --
Ch. 6. Mars --
Ch. 7. Venus --
Ch. 8. Earth --
Ch. 9. The Jupiter System --
Ch. 10. The Saturn System --
Ch. 11. The Uranus System --
Ch. 12. The Neptune System --
Ch. 13. The Pluto System --
Ch. 14. Comets and Small Bodies of the Outer Solar System --
Ch. 15. Comparison of the Planets.
Responsibility: Eric H. Christiansen, W. Kenneth Hamblin.

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