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Physical geology : Earth revealed.

Author: David McGeary; Charles C Plummer; Diane H Carlson
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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The earth's interior. The sea floor plate tectonics. Mountain belts and the continental crust Geologic structures.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David McGeary; Charles C Plummer; Diane H Carlson
ISBN: 007366183X 9780073661834 0071180826 9780071180825 0072372214 9780072372212 0071182438 9780071182430
OCLC Number: 44090441
Notes: "This book contains the same text and illustrations as the updated version of the eighth edition of Physical geology by Plummer, McGeary and Carlson. The chapter order has been changed so that ... featured as the companion text to 'Earth revealed introductory geology', a PBS television course and video resource produced in collaboration with the Annenburg/CPB Project"--Preface.
Description: xiv, 578 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Details: System requirements: CD-ROM drive.
Contents: The learning system; introduction to physical geology; the Earth's interior; the sea floor; plate tectonics; mountain belts and the continental crust; geological structures; earthquakes; time and geology; atoms; elements and minerals; volcanism and extrusive rocks; igneous rocks, intrusive activity and the origin of igneous rocks; weathering and soil; mass wasting; sediments and sedimentary rocks; metamorphism, metamorphic rocks and hydrothermal rocks; streams and floods; ground water; deserts and wind action; glaciers and glaciation; waves, beaches and coasts; geological resources. appendixes A-G.
Other Titles: Earth revealed
Earth revealed (Television program)

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This is an introduction to physical geology and geological processes, with an emphasis on plate tectonics. This book is accompanied by the interactive CD-ROM, "Journey Through Geology".  Read more...

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