Essentials Geology Book Block

Essentials Geology Book Block

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Developed for one-semester general education courses, the Prentice Hall Learning System Edition of Essentials of Geology-a series of lower cost, shorter texts with closely connected web applications-provides an alternative to traditional texts. Flexible, streamlined, and efficient, each element in the System Edition is designed to maximize the advantages of its medium and correlate to students' course activity.show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0130656496
  • 9780130656490

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Geology. 2. Minerals: Building Blocks of Rocks. 3. Igneous Rocks. 4. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity. 5. Weathering and Soil. 6. Sedimentary Rocks. 7. Metamorphic Rocks. 8. Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity. 9. Running Water. 10. Groundwater. 11. Glaciers and Glaciation. 12. Deserts and Wind. 13. Shorelines. 14. The Ocean Floor. 15. Earthquakes and Earth's Interior. 16. Plate Tectonics. 17. Mountain Building. 18. Geologic Time. 19. Earth History: A Brief Summary.show more