Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

Plate Tectonics: A Very Short Introduction

by Peter Molnar


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198728269
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 647,935
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 4.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Peter Molnar is a Professor of Geological Sciences in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado.

Table of Contents

1. The basic idea
2. Seafloor spreading and magnetic anomalies
3. Fracture zones and transform faults
4. Subduction of oceanic lithosphere
5. Rigid plates of lithosphere
6. Tectonics of continents
7. Tectonics of continents
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