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Geology : the key ideas

Author: David A Rothery
Publisher: Blacklick, OH : McGraw-Hill, 2010.
Series: Teach yourself books (Lincolnwood, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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A definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Rothery
ISBN: 9780071747691 0071747699
OCLC Number: 613428864
Notes: "Previously published as Teach yourself geology."--Title page verso.
Description: xvii, 334 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: The solid earth --
Earthquakes --
Plate tectonics --
Volcanoes --
Igneous intrusions --
Metamorphism --
Erosion and transport --
Deposition of sedimentary rocks --
Deformation of rocks --
Physical resources --
Past life and fossils --
A short history of the earth --
Solar system geology --
Going into the field --
Minerals --
Rock names --
Geological time.
Series Title: Teach yourself books (Lincolnwood, Ill.)
Responsibility: David A. Rothery.

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A definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals.

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