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Author Van Rose, Susanna.

Title Earth / written by Susanna Van Rose.

Publication Info. New York : DK Pub., 2013.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bourbonnais PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BDBB-2  J 550 VAN    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 550 VAN    AVAILABLE
 Robert R Jones PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  JUV 550 VAN    AVAILABLE
Edition Revised edition.
Description 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note At head of title: Eyewitness.
Includes index.
"Discover the secrets of life on our planet-- and learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact"--Cover.
Contents What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- A cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- The properties of water -- Realms of ice -- The building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- The challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- The formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- The age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary.
Summary Examines the natural forces that shape our planet, covering such topics as climate, the oceans, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and glaciers.
Subject Earth sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Earth sciences.
Added Title Eyewitness Earth
ISBN 9781465408983

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