The Handy Geology Answer Book
Contains over one hundred photographs and illustrations that answer nearly one thousand questions about the science of geology and provides information on such topics as volcanoes, mountains, glaciers, oceans, continents, dinosaur fossils, and how artificial gems are synthesized.
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Glacial Phenomena Mountains
FOSSILS IN THE EXAMINING
DETAILS OF GEOLOGY 1 THE EARTHS LAYERS
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