Earth: Fourth Edition

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Describes the geological forces that shaped the physical evolution of the earth and the internal processes at work today
 

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Contents

THE ROCK RECORD
23
ROCKS AND MINERALS
51
FOLDS FAULTS AND OTHER
81
EROSION AND LANDSCAPE
125
THE NATURAL WATER CYCLE
151
CURRENTS CHANNELS
178
WIND DUST
210
GLACIERS
232
Granite
380
VOLCANISM
399
SEISMOLOGY
448
Earths Magnetic Field
477
Regional Movement of the Earths Crust
526
Some Vital Statistics of Planets
548
MATTER AND ENERGY
575
METRICENGLISH
612

OCEAN PROCESSES
259
SEDIMENTATION
300
OceanCrust Interactions
338
PART III
363
TOPOGRAPHIC AND GEOLOGIC MAPS
621
Index
649
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