Encyclopedia of Geology

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Roger Smith
Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 - Science - 528 pages
The Encyclopedia of Geology provides essential reference information structured as an overview of the basics of earth science. Covering 83 core topics in geochemistry, geomorphology, geophysics, glacial geology, mineralogy, paleontology and earth history, petroleum geology and engineering, sedimentology, stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, and volcanology. Each entry includes basic background information; discussion of the topic's significance, and an annotated bibliography. A glossary defines key terms and important concepts; charts, graphs, and photographs illustrate each subject.

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