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The Resource Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth, Jon Erickson ; foreword by Ernest H. Muller

Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth, Jon Erickson ; foreword by Ernest H. Muller

Label
Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth
Title
Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Jon Erickson ; foreword by Ernest H. Muller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Erickson, Jon
Dewey number
551.1/36
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE511.4
LC item number
.E75 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Living earth
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Plate tectonics
Label
Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth, Jon Erickson ; foreword by Ernest H. Muller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Continental drift: discovery of plate tectonics -- Historical tectonics: an overview of earth history -- Convection currents: the driving force -- Crustal plates: the lithosphere in motion -- Seafloor spreading: the midocean ridges -- Subduction zones: the deep-sea trenches -- Mountain building: crustal uplift and erosion -- The rock cycle: the balance of nature -- Tectonics and life making: making a living planet -- Tectonics in space: exploring the solar system
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9780816043279
Lccn
00049039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocm45093887
  • 931185
Label
Plate tectonics : unraveling the mysteries of the earth, Jon Erickson ; foreword by Ernest H. Muller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Continental drift: discovery of plate tectonics -- Historical tectonics: an overview of earth history -- Convection currents: the driving force -- Crustal plates: the lithosphere in motion -- Seafloor spreading: the midocean ridges -- Subduction zones: the deep-sea trenches -- Mountain building: crustal uplift and erosion -- The rock cycle: the balance of nature -- Tectonics and life making: making a living planet -- Tectonics in space: exploring the solar system
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9780816043279
Lccn
00049039
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocm45093887
  • 931185

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