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Physical Geology: Exploring the Earth

Out of Print

By: James S Monroe and Reed Wicander

646 pages, Col photos, figs, tabs, maps

Wadsworth

Paperback | Nov 1997 | Edition: 3 | #99078 | ISBN: 0534537758
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Contents

Developing critical thinking and study skills; understanding the Earth - an introduction to physical geology; minerals; igneous rocks and intrusive igneous activity; volcanism; weathering, erosion and soil; sedimentary rocks; metamorphism and metamorphic rocks; geologic time; earthquakes; the interior of the Earth; the sea floor; plate tectonics - a unifying theory; deformation, mountain building, and the evolution of continents; mass wasting; running water; ground water; glaciers and glaciation; the work of wind and deserts; shorelines and shoreline processes; a history of the universe, solar system, and the planets.

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