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Dictionary of Geological Terms: Third Edition (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)

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Publisher Comments:

From Aa toZweikanter, this popular dictionary has now been revised and updated. This edition includes over 1,000 new terms plus:

-accurate definitions without technical jargon

-many word origins

-hyphenation and pronunciation guide

-commonly used abbreviations

-a geologic time and life chart

The definitions in this book are drawn largely from the autoritative 36,000-term Glossary Of Geology, to which nearly 150 specialists from all fields of the geosciences contributed. Both the Glossary and this Dictionary were prepared as a service of the American Geological Institute, a federation of geoscience societies united to provide information to the science community and the public.

Synopsis:

Prepared by the American Geological Institute. From aa to zweikanter, this best-selling, popular dictionary contains over 1,000 new terms. Find accurate definitions without technical jargons, word origins, hyphenation and pronunciation guide, commonly used abbreviations, and a geologic time and life chart.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385181013
Editor:
Jackson, Julia A.
Author:
American Geological Institute
Author:
Bates, Robert L.
Author:
Bates
Author:
Jackson, Julia A.
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
Garden City, N.Y. :
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Geology -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
Gâeologie
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones
Series Volume:
1962
Publication Date:
19840431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
8.06x5.24x1.26 in. .93 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Prepared by the American Geological Institute. From aa to zweikanter, this best-selling, popular dictionary contains over 1,000 new terms. Find accurate definitions without technical jargons, word origins, hyphenation and pronunciation guide, commonly used abbreviations, and a geologic time and life chart.
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