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Introducing geology : a guide to the world of rocks

Author: Graham Park
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland : Dunedin Academic Press Ltd, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Our world is made of rock. Those who live in a landscape where rock outcrops are obvious will have wondered about the kind of rock they are looking at and how they came to be where they are now. Graham Park explains in simple terms what geology can tell us about the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Park, Graham.
Introducing geology.
Edinburgh, Scotland : Dunedin Academic Press Ltd, 2019
(OCoLC)1019742607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Park
ISBN: 9781780465968 1780465963
OCLC Number: 1078945187
Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 pages)
Contents: Crystals, minerals and gemstones --
Volcanoes and melted rock --
Shaping the land --
Mud, sand and other deposits --
Moving continents and making mountains --
Earthquakes and faults --
Squeezing and stretching: rock deformation --
Geological time and the age of the Earth --
Fossils: a history of life --
Turning the pages: Earth history --
Geology and industry.
Responsibility: Graham Park.

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'a key resource for both amateur and professional geologists alike, remarkably squeezing virtually all the basics of our subject into some 135 pages with many informative illustrations.' European Read more...

 
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