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Author Rothery, David A.

Title Geology : the key ideas / David A. Rothery.

Publication Info. Blacklick, OH, USA : McGraw-Hill, 2010.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  550 ROT    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Teach yourself
Teach yourself books (Lincolnwood, Ill.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-327) and index.
Note "Previously published as Teach yourself geology"--T.p. verso.
Summary 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.
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.
Subject Geology.
ISBN 9780071747691 paperback
0071747699 paperback

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