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The Handy Geology Answer Book

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Publisher Comments:

...offers clear, detailed explanations of the many fascinating and diverse aspects of geology. The book is written in understandable language, but the answers are not over-simplified... – American Reference Books. The award-winning science writers answer such puzzlers as: What is the theory of continental drift? What are polarity reversals? They deliver captivating reading and easy understanding of the complexities that shaped our planet, as they answer nearly 1,000 of the most often asked questions. Tracing the formation of the universe and the planet, investigating the layers of the Earth, and explaining the formation of mountains and bodies of water are just some of the chapters. Questions and answers are also devoted to volcanoes, fault lines, caves, fossil fuels, world morphological features, and even the geology of other planets. Entertaining and informative, Handy Geology combines vivid, clear writing with a great format.

Synopsis:

The award-winning science writers deliver captivating reading and easy understanding of the complexities that shape our planet as they answer nearly 1,000 of the most-often-asked questions. 125 photos, maps & charts.

Synopsis:

Answering nearly 1,000 of the most often asked questions on the complexities that shaped our planet, The Handy Geology Answer Book traces the formation of the universe and the planet, investigating the layers of the Earth, and explaining the formation of mountains and bodies of water. Questions and answers are also devoted to volcanoes, fault lines, caves, fossil fuels, world morphological features, and even the geology of other planets.

About the Author

Patricia Barnes-Svarney has been a nonfiction science and science fiction writer for more than 15 years. She has a master's degree in geography/geomorphology and has worked professionally as a geomorphologist and oceanographer. Thomas E. Svarney is a scie

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578591565
Author:
Barnes Svarney, Patricia
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Author:
Svarney, Thomas E.
Author:
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Questions & Answers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
20040201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.26 x 7.26 x 1.33 in 36 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The award-winning science writers deliver captivating reading and easy understanding of the complexities that shape our planet as they answer nearly 1,000 of the most-often-asked questions. 125 photos, maps & charts.
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Answering nearly 1,000 of the most often asked questions on the complexities that shaped our planet, The Handy Geology Answer Book traces the formation of the universe and the planet, investigating the layers of the Earth, and explaining the formation of mountains and bodies of water. Questions and answers are also devoted to volcanoes, fault lines, caves, fossil fuels, world morphological features, and even the geology of other planets.
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