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The Way the Earth Works By Peter J. Wyllie

The Way the Earth Works

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The Way the Earth Works: Introduction to the New Global Geology and Its Revolutionary Development by Peter J. Wyllie

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Introduction: Time for a New Theory. Revolution in the Earth Sciences. The Earth's Solid Surface. Earthquakes: Their Effects and Distribution. Earthquakes and the Theory of Plate Tectonics. The Geological Cycle. Earthquake Waves and the Inside of the Earth. The Earth's Magnetic Field and Magnetized Rocks. The History of the Earth's Magnetic Field: Polarity Reversals. Magnetic Anomalies and the Sea-Floor Spreading Model. Continental Drift and Paleomagnetism. Paths of Polar Wandering and Migration of the Continents. A Revolution Proclaimedthe Evidence Challenged. Voyages of the Glomar Challenger, and Deep-Sea Sediments. The Diversity and Extinction of Species. Causes of Plate Tectonics. Exploration of the Moon. Environmental Geology and Earthquake Prediction.

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GOR004391429
The Way the Earth Works: Introduction to the New Global Geology and Its Revolutionary Development by Peter J. Wyllie
Peter J. Wyllie
Used - Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1975-01-01
304
047196896X
9780471968962
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.