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Author Van Rose, Susanna.

Title Eyewitness Earth / written by Susanna Van Rose ; [special photography, Clive Streeter].

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


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - BYLY-14  J 525 VAN    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  J 525 VAN    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 550 VAN    AVAILABLE
Edition Rev. ed.
Description 72 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm + 1 clip art CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 wall chart.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note "Discover the secrets of life on our planet-- and learn how animals, plants, and the environment interact"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contents What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- Cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- Properties of water -- Realms of ice -- Building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- Challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- 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 -- Age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Explores the secrets of the Earth, answering questions about the what lies beneath the Earth's crust, why sea water is salty, what the ocean floor looks like, why Africa is splitting apart, and other topics.
Subject Earth sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Earth sciences.
Earth sciences. (OCoLC)fst00900729
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Streeter, Clive, illustrator.
Added Title Earth
ISBN 9781465408976
9781465408983 (library binding)
1465408983 (library binding)

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