Plate Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

by Jon Erickson
     
 

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For anyone who is interested in developments in the study of the Earth's structure, Plate Tectonics offers a full understanding of the theory that provides a single guiding principle to the earth's geological history. Beginning with a historical overview of plate tectonic theory in this century, the book describes in clear, non-technical language how plate

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For anyone who is interested in developments in the study of the Earth's structure, Plate Tectonics offers a full understanding of the theory that provides a single guiding principle to the earth's geological history. Beginning with a historical overview of plate tectonic theory in this century, the book describes in clear, non-technical language how plate tectonics work, how it affected evolution and extinction, and what the future holds.Coverage includes:- Seafloor Spreading- Mountain Building- The Rock Cycle- Tectonics and the Environment- Tectonics in Space- Continental Draft

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816045891
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Series:
Living Earth Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.12(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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