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The Dynamic Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, Study Guide

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By: B Skinner

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1995 | Edition: 3 | #39780 | ISBN: 0471105643
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Contents

THE EARTH'S MATERIALS. Planet Earth. Minerals. The Fire Within: Volcanoes and Magmas. Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks. New Rocks from Old: Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks. Geologic Time. PROCESSES THAT SHAPE THE EARTH'S SURFACE. Weathering and Soils. Mass-Wasting. Streams and Drainage Systems. Groundwater. Glaciers and Glaciation. Wind Action and Deserts. The Oceans and Their Margins. THE EVOLVING EARTH. Deformation of Rock. Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior. Global Tectonics. Resources of Minerals and Energy. Beyond Planet Earth. Our Changing Planet. Appendices. Glossary. Selected References. Index.


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