Geology - the Key Ideas: Teach Yourself

Geology - the Key Ideas: Teach Yourself

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Geology - The Key Ideas is a definitive introduction to the nature and workings of the Earth. Extensively illustrated it covers everything from earthquakes and plate tectonics to the formation of rocks and minerals. With clear explanations of complex geological processes, and a glossary of specialist terms, this book will give you a new understanding of the planet we live on. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22mm | 340.19g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Teach Yourself Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 65 b/w line drawings, 30 b/w halftones, 16 colour halftones
  • 1444103121
  • 9781444103120
  • 108,664

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About David A. Rothery

David Rothery is a volcanologist, geologist, planetary scientist and Professor of Planetary Geosciences at the Open University.

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