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The Earth book : from the beginning to the end of our planet, 250 milestones in the history of earth science

Author: Jim Bell
Publisher: New York : Sterling, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores 250 wide-ranging milestones in the history of the planet Earth, including the birth of the moon, the oldest signs of life on Earth, the first mines, the invention of agriculture, women in earth science, reaching the South Pole, planet genetics, earthlike exoplanets, and rising CO₂ levels. Some of the key scientists and inventors from around the world who have shaped our modern understanding of planet Earth,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Bell
ISBN: 9781454929109 1454929103
OCLC Number: 1052874137
Description: 528 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jim Bell.

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A beautifully illustrated look at 250 milestones in the history of our home planet, from celebrated geologist and planetary scientist, Jim Bell.  Read more...

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