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Examines the natural forces that shape our planet, covering such topics as climate, the oceans, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and glaciers. Full description

Main Author: Van Rose, Susanna.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : DK Pub., 2013
Edition: Rev. ed.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Subjects:
Contents: What makes up the Earth? -- Early ideas about the Earth -- A cocoon of gas -- Climate in the past -- Watery planet -- The properties of water -- Realms of ice -- The building blocks -- Investigating rocks -- Igneous rocks -- Sedimentary rocks -- Metamorphic rocks -- The challenge of the ocean -- Modern oceanography -- Continental drift -- Plate tectonics -- The formation of the ocean floor -- Exploring the interior -- Earthquakes and seismology -- Volcanology -- Mountain building -- Plateaus and rifts -- Weathering processes -- Life from rock -- Erosion -- Deposition -- Glaciation -- The age of the Earth -- Naming the Earth -- Did you know? -- Geoscientists at work -- Find out more -- Glossary.
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