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Earth: Then and Now

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By: CW Montgomery

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 3 | #93505 | ISBN: 0697282813
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About this book

This book is divided into three sections, the first covering physical geology: earth materials and processes. The second looks at physical geology: time and evolution of the earth. And the final section looks to the future and considers earth resources.


Contents

Physical geology: earth materials and processes; minerals; igneous rocks and processes - volcanoes; weathering, soil, sediment, and sedimentary rocks; metamorphism and metamorphic rocks; plate tectonic; earthquakes, seismic waves and the earth's interior; the continental crust; ocean bases, coastal processes; streams; groundwater and water resources; landslides and mass wasting; ice, wind and climate. Historical geology: time and evolution of Earth; geological time; fossils and evolution; the archean; the proterozoic; the mesozocic; mesozocic life; the cenozocic; looking to the future - earth resources; mineral resources.

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