Written as an introductory text to physical geology, this edition has been updated and revised to include: a strongly environmental emphasis; a new chapter on Earth systems; and especially created line drawings, maps and photographs of landforms worldwide.
Building a planet; minerals - building blocks of rocks; rocks - records of geologic processes; igneous rocks - solids from melts; volcanism; weathering and erosion; sediments and sedimentary rocks; metamorphic rocks; the rock record and the geologic time scale; folds, faults and other records of rock deformation; mass wasting; the hydrologic cycle and groundwater; rivers - transport to the oceans; winds and deserts; glaciers - the work of ice; landscape evolution; the oceans; earthquakes; exploring Earth's interior; plate tectonics - the unifying theory; deformation of the continental crust; Earth systems and cycles; energy resources from the Earth; mineral resources from the Earth.
Understanding Earth by Frank Press
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