Rock Formations and Unusual Geologic Structures: Exploring the Earth's Surface

Rock Formations and Unusual Geologic Structures: Exploring the Earth's Surface

by Jon Erickson
     
 

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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)

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ISBN-13:
9780735102088
Publisher:
Replica Books
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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