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Rock Formations and Unusual Geologic Structures
     

Rock Formations and Unusual Geologic Structures

by Jon Erickson, Erickson, Ernest H. Muller (Foreword by), Ernest H. Muller
 

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Clearly written and illustrated, this book will appeal to those who are searching for the latest in the study of Earth's more unusual topographical formations and the processes that shape them. The volume explores erosional effects and features, dating methods for specific geologic structures, fossil formation and fossil beds, plate tectonics, volcanic and

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Clearly written and illustrated, this book will appeal to those who are searching for the latest in the study of Earth's more unusual topographical formations and the processes that shape them. The volume explores erosional effects and features, dating methods for specific geologic structures, fossil formation and fossil beds, plate tectonics, volcanic and geologic activities, and more.Coverage includes:- The Earth's Crust- Erosion and Sedimentation- Faults- Glacial Terrain- Caves and Caverns- Canyons, Valleys and Basins-

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This reference for high school students, teachers, and the general reader examines Earth's unusual topological formations and the processes that shape them. Independent geologist Erickson describes formations such as stone pillars, caves, natural bridges, mountains, fossil beds, and volcanoes. Other topics covered include the Earth's crust, the effects of erosion and sedimentation, dating methods, plate tectonics, and meteorite impact craters. The text is accompanied by numerous black and white illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816045907
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2001
Series:
Living Earth Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.07(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

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