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The encyclopedia of Earth : a complete visual guide

Author: Michael Allaby
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers new visual interpretations of many concepts and facts, painting a fascinating picture of Earth today and across the ages.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of Earth.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)689383699
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Allaby
ISBN: 9780520254718 0520254716
OCLC Number: 192134485
Notes: Includes index.
Statement of responsibility from p. [5].
Description: 608 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Birth. Earth's place in the universe --
Third planet from the sun --
The emergence of life --
Fire. Earth from the inside out --
Heat from within --
Land. Rocks --
Minerals --
Soils --
Landforms --
Biomes --
Air. Earth's atmosphere --
Wind --
Climate --
Weather --
Record-breaking weather --
Water. Oceans and seas --
The marine environment --
Rivers --
Wetlands and swamps --
Landlocked water --
Humans. A peopled planet --
Earth's resources --
Human impact --
Global conservation --
Into the future.
Responsibility: [authors, Michael Allaby [and others]].
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