9780136003762

Essentials of Geology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136003762

  • ISBN10:

    0136003761

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/30/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

A new way of reading physical geology, Lutgens/Tarbuckrs"s "Essentials of Geology, 10e" employs a superior new graphic design to make a trusted text thatrs"s already number one with professors become number one with students. This edition offers completely updated material and an extensively revised design, yet retains the hallmarks instructors have come to expect from Lutgens and Tarbuck a student-friendly writing style, outstanding illustrations by Dennis Tasa that are both geologically accurate and visually appealing, and updated coverage of the most recent geologic events.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Geology
Minerals: Building Blocks of Rocks
Igneous Rocks
Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity
Weathering and Soils
Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Mass Wasting: The Work of Gravity
Running Water
Groundwater
Glaciers and Glaciation
Deserts and Wind
Shorelines
Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Theory Unfolds
Origin and Evolution of the Ocean Floor
Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building
Geologic Time
Earth's Evolution through Geologic Time
Metric and English Units Compared
Topographic Maps
Landforms of the Conterminous United States
Glossary
Index
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