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Essentials of Geology

Textbook

By: FK Lutgens and EJ Tarbuck

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 6 | #85875 | ISBN: 0137525109
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About this book

This concise, nonquantitative text presents a timely, informative and accessible survey of basic topics in physical geology, including environmental issues.


Contents

An introductory to geology; minerals - building blocks of rocks; igneous rocks; volcanoes and other igneous activity; weathering and soils; sedimentary rocks; metamorphic rocks; mass wasting; running water; groundwater; glaciers and glaciation; deserts and wind; shorelines; the ocean floor; earthquakes and Earth's interior; plate tectonics; mountain building; geologic time; earth history - a brief summary.

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