Plate Tectonics: How It Works

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Wiley, 1986 - Science - 392 pages
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Palaeomagnetism, plates, hot spots, trenches and ridges are the subject of this unusual book. Plate Tectonics is a book of exercises and background information that introduces and demonstrates the basics of the subject. In a lively and lucid manner, it brings together a great deal of material in spherical trigonometry that is necessary to understand plate tectonics and the research literature written about it. It is intended for use in first year graduate courses in geophysics and tectonics, and provides a guide to the quantitative understanding of plate tectonics.

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Michael Cronin is Professor of Translation Studies at Dublin City University.

He is author of Translation Goes to the Movies (2008), Translation and Identity (2006) and Translation and Globalization(2003), all published by Routledge.

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