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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you're new to rocks and minerals or just brushing up on a favorite old subject, CliffsQuickReview Physical Geology can help. This guide not only helps you understand how glaciation, running water, weathering, and erosion have formed the landscapes we see today, but as you work your way through this guide, you'll find out about

  • The earth's components
  • Geologic structures
  • Igneous rocks
  • Sedimentary rocks
  • Metamorphic rocks

CliffsQuickReview Physical Geology is an invaluable reference for those who want to understand complex processes deep inside the earth like plate tectonics, volcanic activity, and mountain-building. Here are just a few of the things you'll learn about:

  • The earth's origin
  • Shorelines
  • Deserts and winds
  • The ocean floor
  • Earthquakes

With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive review guide to help you refresh your study. This guide is particularly useful for midterms and final exams, condensing a semester's worth of information into one concise volume.

Synopsis:

Cliffs Quick Reviews are Produced by The People Who Know Student Needs and Respond to Them. This logically presented, easy-to-grasp review gives you the reference you want to effectively organize your introductory-level course work. Each Review Gives You
  • a concise but comprehensive source of ready information on the fundamentals of the subject
  • clearly arranged and accessible basic course notes in manageable units and straightforward language
  • practical help in checking your understanding of material presented in your classes
  • the expertise of an accomplished teacher as your private tutor
  • an excellent way to review core concepts before quizzes, midterms, and finals

Table of Contents

Introduction.

The Earth's Components.

Igneous Rocks.

Sedimentary Rocks.

Metamorphic Rocks.

Geologic Structures.

Weathering and Erosion.

Mass Wasting.

Running Water.

Glaciers and Glaciation.

Groundwater.

The Shorelines.

Deserts and Winds.

Earthquakes.

Inside the Earth.

The Ocean Floor.

Plate Tectonics.

Mountain-Building.

Geologic Time.

Earth Resources We Depend On.

Our Solar System.

Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822053354
Author:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Crawford, Mark J.
Author:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Crawford, Luke
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
Lincoln, Neb. :
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Physical geology
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Examinations, questions, etc.
Subject:
Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Physical geology -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Geology & Geophysics
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Quick Review
Publication Date:
May 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
460
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive review guide to help you refresh your study. This guide is particularly useful for midterms and final exams, condensing a semester's worth of information into one concise volume.
"Synopsis" by , Cliffs Quick Reviews are Produced by The People Who Know Student Needs and Respond to Them. This logically presented, easy-to-grasp review gives you the reference you want to effectively organize your introductory-level course work. Each Review Gives You
  • a concise but comprehensive source of ready information on the fundamentals of the subject
  • clearly arranged and accessible basic course notes in manageable units and straightforward language
  • practical help in checking your understanding of material presented in your classes
  • the expertise of an accomplished teacher as your private tutor
  • an excellent way to review core concepts before quizzes, midterms, and finals
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