Exercises in Physical Geology

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 - Science - 297 pages
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A top-seller for over 35 years with over one million copies sold, this lab manual represents by far the best collection of photos of rocks and mineralsand one of the best compilations of exercisesavailable. Provides exercises using maps, aerial photos, satellite imagery, and other materials. Encompasses all the major geologic processes as well as the identification of rocks and minerals. Features new maps and exciting images in every section of the manual. Expands all introductory discussion sections to provide a more comprehensive foundation. Offers an unrivaled collection of photographs, maps, and illustrations. Is published in anoversize book trim size to provide space for larger illustrations, maps, and photographs. A useful self-study tool for anyone interested in learning more about geology.

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User Review  - cargocontainer - LibraryThing

This book was amazingly crappy at actually teaching anything. Without a very attentive geology lab teacher, the exercises found in this overpriced volume are worthless. The binding is terrible as well, with pages falling out almost the first day. Read full review


Contents Preface
Minerals and Crystal Growth
Mineral Identification

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W. Kenneth Hamblin holds a PhD in geology and is retired from a distinguished career as a university professor. He has studied the geology of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau for more than twenty years and is the author of numerous textbooks and scientific articles.

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