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Physical Geology The Science of Earth

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By: Charles Fletcher(Author)
679 pages, Col illus
Physical Geology
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Physical Geology provides readers with a variety of ways to learn the content of physical geology and offer them an opportunity to learn through multiple intelligences. In this first edition, the challenge of critical thinking and the high-interest of relevant subject matter is used to build on other knowledge. This exciting new book explores all the standard introductory Physical Geology topics using recent research, innovative pedagogy and a stunning art program to show readers how they can take geology and apply it to their world as a whole.

Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Geology
Chapter 2. Plate Tectonics
Chapter 3. Minerals
Chapter 4. Igneous Rock
Chapter 5. Sedimentary Rock
Chapter 6. Metamorphic Rock
Chapter 7. Geologic Resources
Chapter 8. Weathering
Chapter 9. Volcanoes
Chapter 10. Mountain Building
Chapter 11. Earthquakes
Chapter 12. Weathering
Chapter 13. Earth History
Chapter 14. U.S. Geology
Chapter 15. Climate Change
Chapter 16. Glaciers
Chapter 17. Mass Wasting
Chapter 18. Streams
Chapter 19. Groundwater
Chapter 20. Deserts
Chapter 21. Coastal Geology
Chapter 22. Marine Geology

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By: Charles Fletcher(Author)
679 pages, Col illus
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