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The Field Guide to Geology

Field / Identification GuideGeology Guide

By: D Lambert

256 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs, maps

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Hardback | Dec 2006 | Edition: 3 | #162032 | ISBN: 0816065098
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NHBS Price: £35.95 $47/€41 approx

About this book

The new edition of The Field Guide to Geology features revised information that brings the previous edition up to date. Clear graphics and simple field-guide procedures offer readers ready access to the topic. This new edition features 200 new, two-color illustrations (more than 750 in all), updated graphs and tables, as well as two new chapters titled "Monitoring the Earth's Changes" and "Geologists of Note."

This volume's lucid, easy-to-follow text covers all the key rudiments of geology and is the perfect reference for students and geology lovers alike who share an interest in the great outdoors. Topics covered include: Air currents; Composition; Desertification; Greenhouse effect; Ice changes; Seafloor profiling; Seismic activity; Submersibles; Tides; Waterflow, and more.

An innovative, clearly descriptive, and enjoyable introductory earth science book. Highly recommended... - American Reference Books Annual"


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