Dictionary of the Earth

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Dorling Kindersley, Jun 1, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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Contents

Studying the Earth
10
The Earth in space 3039
30
The Magnetic Earth
44
pages
50
elements such
56
the chemistry and Folds
62
THE AGE OF THE EARTH 6679
66
ROCKS MINERALS 8097
80
Dry landscapes
116
Glacial deposition
124
SOIL 130133
130
How the currents and tides of the Earths great oceans are caused
136
THE LIVING WORLD 158165
158
THE HUMAN IMPACT 166179
166
shields us from the Suns harmful rays
172
Inge
180

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE 98129
98
Hills hillslopes
104
River patterns
110
Soil profile pages 130131
182
earthquakes
192
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About the author (2000)

John Farndon lives in London and is the author of over 200 books on a wide range of subjects, including the best-selling Harper Collins Children's Encyclopedia, the Dorling Kindersley Pocket Encyclopedia, How the Earth Works, The Wildlife Atlas and many more. His speciality is science, and he has been short-listed three times for the Copus Junior Science book prize.

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