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The Earth Through Time / Edition 7
     

The Earth Through Time / Edition 7

by Harold L. Levin, John Wiley & Sons Inc
 

ISBN-10: 0470000201

ISBN-13: 9780470000205

Pub. Date: 01/14/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This best-selling historical geology text provides an excellent balance of basic geology and paleontology. The Earth Through Time, Seventh Edition, provides rich, authoritative coverage of the history of the Earth, offering the most comprehensive history in the discipline today. The Seventh Edition maintains its strong approach to

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This best-selling historical geology text provides an excellent balance of basic geology and paleontology. The Earth Through Time, Seventh Edition, provides rich, authoritative coverage of the history of the Earth, offering the most comprehensive history in the discipline today. The Seventh Edition maintains its strong approach to stratigraphy and paleontology that other texts have lost, as well as including new discussion of key National Park expanded discussion of topics such as the "snowball Earth" and recent cladistic analyses. The text\'s paleogeographic maps are excellent in detail and are a vital component in understanding the earth\'s history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470000205
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/14/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
8.78(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Earth History.

Chapter 2. Earth Materials: A Physical Geology Refresher.

Chapter 3. The Sedimentary Archives.

Chapter 4. The Fossil Record.

Chapter 5. Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics.

Chapter 6. The Primordial Earth: Hadean and Archean Eons.

Chapter 7. The Proterozoic Eon.

Chapter 8. Early Paleozoic Events.

Chapter 9. Late Paleozoic Events.

Chapter 10. Life of the Paleozoic.

Chapter 11. The Mesozoic Era.

Chapter 12. Life of the Mesozoic.

Chapter 13. The Cenozoic Era.

Chapter 14. Life of the Cenozoic.

Chapter 15. Human Origins.

Appendix A. Classification of Living Things.

Appendix B. Formation Correlation Charts for Representative Sections.

Appendix C 1. Physiographic Provinces of the United States.

Appendix C 2. World Political Map.

Appendix D. Periodic Table and Symbols for Chemical Elements.

Appendix E. Convenient Conversion Factors.

Appendix F. Exponential or Scientific Notation.

Appendix G 1. Rock Symbols.

Appendix G 2. Bedrock Geology of North America.

Appendix G 3. Common Rock-Forming Silicate Minerals.

Glossary.

Index.

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