Dictionary of the Earth

Front Cover
Dorling Kindersley, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
0 Reviews
A cross-referenced volume provides concise definitions of more than two thousand words and concepts while offering examples of how each word is used in context, enabling young readers to become familiar with the fundamental principles of earth science

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
8
THE EARTH IN SPACE 3039
30
Magnetic Earth
44
pages Diverging plates
50
uas young dense Volcanic eruptions
56
the chemistry and Folds
62
THE AGE OF THE EARTH 6679
66
of rock and how rocks are continually being broken down and reformed revealed h rocks and fossils on pages 6679
82
SOIL 130133
130
t is divided Solar energy
140
which we live up to the Moisture in the air
146
THE LIVING WORLD 158165
158
Agricultural ecosystems
164
The layer of ozone gas in the atmosphere Locating resources
170
the emironment on pages 166179 Changing the land
176
monitored INDEX 182192
182

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE 98129
98
Htm landscapes are created and altered by the action of wind rain
110
earthquakes
192
Copyright

Other editions - View all

About the author (1994)

by John Farndon

Bibliographic information