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Earth

An Intimate History

Earth( )
Author: Fortey, Richard
ISBN:978-0-375-70620-2
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth's physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.   Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in a lab in the West of England where mathematical models and lab experiments replace direct observation, Richard Fortey tells us what the...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Science / Earth Sciences / Geology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Fortey, Richard (Author)
Richard Fortey is a senior paleontologist at the Natural History Museum in London.

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