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Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 12th edition

  • Edward J. Tarbuck
  • Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Dennis G. Tasa

Published by Pearson (January 22nd 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780134286389

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Table of contents

1.     An Introduction to Geology 

2.     Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds 

3.     Matter and Minerals 

4.     Magma, Igneous Rocks, and Intrusive Activity 

5.     Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards 

6.     Weathering and Soil 

7.     Sedimentary Rocks 

8.     Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks

9.     Geologic Time 

10.  Crustal Deformation 

11.  Earthquakes and Earthquake Hazards 

12.  Earth’s Interior 

13.  Divergent Boundaries: Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor 

14.  Convergent Boundaries: Origin of Mountains 

15.  Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity 

16.  Running Water 

17.  Groundwater 

18.  Glaciers and Glaciation 

19.  Deserts and Winds 

20.  Shorelines 

21.  Global Climate Change 

22.  Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time

23.  Energy and Mineral Resources 

24.  Touring Our Solar System 

 

Appendix A: Metric and English Units Compared 

 

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