9780314012401

Historical Geology : Evolution of the Earth and Life Through Time

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314012401

  • ISBN10:

    0314012400

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1993
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

Preface xvii
CHAPTER 1 The Dynamic Earth
2(18)
CHAPTER 2 Minerals and Rocks
20(32)
CHAPTER 3 Geologic Time: Concepts and Principles
52(20)
CHAPTER 4 Rocks, Fossils, and Time
72(36)
CHAPTER 5 Origin and Interpretation of Sedimentary Rocks
108(32)
CHAPTER 6 Evolution
140(32)
CHAPTER 7 Plate Tectonics: A Unifying Theory
172(30)
CHAPTER 8 The History of the Universe, Solar System, and Planets
202(28)
CHAPTER 9 Precambrian History: The Archean Eon
230(28)
CHAPTER 10 Precambrian History: The Proterozoic Eon
258(32)
CHAPTER 11 Geology of the Early Paleozoic Era
290(28)
CHAPTER 12 Geology of the Late Paleozoic Era
318(30)
CHAPTER 13 Life of the Paleozoic Era: Invertebrates
348(24)
CHAPTER 14 Life of the Paleozoic Era: Vertebrates and Plants
372(28)
CHAPTER 15 Geology of the Mesozoic Era
400(32)
CHAPTER 16 Life of the Mesozoic Era
432(40)
CHAPTER 17 Cenozoic Geologic History: Tertiary Period
472(44)
CHAPTER 18 Cenozoic Geologic History: Quaternary Period
516(24)
CHAPTER 19 Life of the Cenozoic Era
540(30)
CHAPTER 20 Evolution of the Primates and Humans
570(21)
Appendix A: English-Metric Conversion Chart 591(2)
Appendix B: Classification of Organisms 593(6)
Glossary 599(12)
Answers to Multiple-Choice Review Questions 611(2)
Index 613

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