Golden Pocket Guides Geology


Golden Pocket Guides Geology

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Expert Knowledge!
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This informatice guide covers the five billiion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including:

  • The Earth's relation to the rest of the Universe
  • The rocks and minerals of which it is made
  • The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces

Illustrated in full color, this guide is valuable for everyone interested in our planet, the ultimate basis of our present society.

A Classic Guide .... for All Ages.

Our review:''We highly recommends this little guide. It provides a consice overview of geology, rocks and minerals. Great illustrations to help you understand the concepts. This is great reference, carry it in the field.''

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