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A Dictionary of Earth Sciences
By Michael Allaby (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date April 7, 2008
Pages 654
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199211944
ISBN-10 0199211949
Dimensions 1.50 by 5 by 5 in.
Weight 1.06 lbs.
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Original list price $18.95
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This leading dictionary--now in its third edition--offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics. In more than 6,250 clear and accessible entries, it covers geology, oceanography, paleontology, mineralogy, volcanology, and planetary science as well as climatology, geochemistry, and petrology. The third edition is fully updated and includes additional coverage of process geomorphology and physical geography, plus more than 50 new line drawings to accompany descriptions of forms and processes. The new edition also features web links accessed via a companion website, featuring additional information that is regularly updated to ensure that it stays fresh. Finally, the book has a revised bibliography and a number of appendices that include a revised geological time scale, stratigraphic units, lunar and Martian time scales, wind-strength scales, and SI units. It is an essential reference for students of geography, geology, and earth sciences and in related disciplines.

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3 edition from Oxford Univ Pr (April 7, 2008)
9780199211944 | details & prices | 654 pages | 5.00 × 5.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.06 lbs | List price $18.95
About: This leading dictionary--now in its third edition--offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics.

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