Earth: an introduction to physical geology

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Computers - 670 pages
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This #1 book has a brand new supplements package that will make understanding its content easier than ever. Pairing a great revision with the most compelling educational media available brings to life the Seventh Edition of this best-selling book. A book-dedicated Website, new GEODe III CD-ROM (included with every copy of the book!), and more provide complete state-of-the-art multimedia. Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, Seventh Edition has a reader-friendly writing style, coverage of the most recent geologic events, and carefully crafted, accurate, and appealing illustrations by the leading geologic illustrator, Dennis Tasa. Chapter topics cover an introduction to geology, matter and minerals, igneous rocks, volcanoes and other igneous activity, weathering and soil, sedimentary rocks, metamorphism and metamorphics rocks, geologic time, mass wasting, running water, groundwater, glaciers and glaciation, deserts and winds, shorelines, crustal deformation, earthquakes, earth's interior, the ocean floor and sea floor spreading, plate tectonics, mountain building and the evolution of continents, energy and mineral resources, planetary geology.

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User Review  - Kaylynn Johnsen - Goodreads

It has been over 25 years since I had a science class, but my love of learning never ends. My nephew William took this class and thought I might like this textbook because I love rocks. It was informative and easy to navigate. I even learned some new things. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris Gager - Goodreads

Selected to represent two different college courses, one at Metro State and one at CU. Date is approximate. Read full review


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