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The scientists behind Earth's processes

Author: Andrew Solway
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Raintree, ©2011.
Series: Sci hi., Scientists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the lives and theories of famous geologists from the eighteenth century up to the present day, describing their discoveries and the importance of their work for the study of the Earth and how it developed.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solway
ISBN: 9781410940445 1410940446 9781410940513 1410940519 9781406220575 1406220574
OCLC Number: 654814221
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The beginnings of geology --
Glaciers and climate change --
Life in the rocks --
Journey to the centre of the Earth --
Lands on the move --
Mountains in the ocean --
Plate tectonics --
Predicting the weather --
What next?
Series Title: Sci hi., Scientists.
Responsibility: Andrew Solway.

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This addition to the Sci-Hi series looks at scientists who have made major advances and affected the way we live - men and women, historical and modern, and from a range of cultures. Some are  Read more...

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